This book points to three dominant concepts of how to deal with long-term or surprising and also sudden catastrophic changes, with a main focus on resilience.
It is dealing with past, current and future change processes in European, Northern American as well as Australian cities and urban regions, and with the challenges they pose to a resilient urban development. Additionally, contributions deal with potential transformations of urban and regional development and related planning and governance approaches.
Dr. Sonja Deppisch, HafenCity University Hamburg, involved in research on resilience in urban and regional planning and development since 2009.
Past, current and future change processes and their consequential challenges to urban and regional development.- Empirical as well as theoretical-conceptual reference to vulnerability, resilience and transformation as the dominant concepts on how it can be dealt with long-term or surprising and also sudden disastrous change; overweight on resilience.- Resilient development in urban regions of Europe, Northern America and Australia and potential transformations.