The Resilience of The Urban Community: Where Do We Go from Here?

In “The Rise of Resilience: Linking Resilience and Sustainability in City Planning,” author Timon McPhearson claims resilience “needs to be linked to sustainability so that the resilience we are trying to plan and design for actually helps us move towards desired future sustainable systems states, and not undesirable ones.” This is because “in the sustainability […]

GLOSSARY: [Urbanization]

Urbanization: the increase of population in areas that are more urban and city-like from the population in areas that are more rural and less-developed.  Urbanization occurs when people move from rural areas (countryside and farms) to urban areas (towns and cities).  During urbanization, cities expand as people are moving in because they see cities as a more desirable area. […]