Contributions of Green Infrastructure to Enhancing Urban Resilience

Region

Global

Published: June 2017

This content was originally published on The Resilience Shift website. The Resilience Shift, a 5-year programme supported by Lloyd’s Register Foundation and hosted by Arup, transitioned at the end of 2021 to become Resilience Rising. You can read more about The Resilience Shift’s journey and the transition to Resilience Rising here.

This proposal provides a comprehensive overview of green infrastructure (particularly related to stormwater and drainage) and outlines how a more holistic and integrated approach to green infrastructure could be applied, based on a distillation of learnings globally and by the authors determining the most important characteristics. The authors focus on community engagement as a fundamental principle for the sustainability of resilient green infrastructure.

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