Archive for July, 2015

100 Resilient Cities

In 1950, 746 million people lived in urban areas around the globe. Today, that number has risen to 3.9 billion, which equates to 54% of the world’s population. By 2050 this percentage is estimated to grow to 70%. As 21st century cities grow in size, they also grow in significance. Cities have become hubs for knowledge sharing, economic growth, and creativity and are at the forefront of global innovation.

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Nepal: A Story Of Relief Today, An Epitome Of Resilience Tomorrow

7.8 on the Richter Scale

50 seconds of devastation

8,800 lives lost and 23,000 injured

30 million people affected in the aftermath

$10 billion required to rebuild Nepal after the Gorkha earthquake

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Resilience: Photo Story

A few weeks ago, we asked our readers to send us images that captures the meaning of “resilience”. We were moved by the response, with over 50 entries that evoked aspects of resilience that we hadn’t even anticipated! The following five photos were selected for the moments of resilience captured in the lives of people and the spaces they live in.

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