Amsterdam Water Management - Beyond Resilience workshop
Another rainy day in Amsterdam.
The Netherlands are well known for their water management. With the biggest part of the country many meters below sealevel, the Dutch trust top-down organisations to deal with the risks water can bring. In a time of rapid urbanisation and climate change; more and more people live together in cities, without being aware of the risks. What if disaster strikes?
 
We try to make Amsterdammers aware on how to deal with water risks and show how we can make a resilient city with 'awareness' planning.
Together we can learn how to reduce risks. Perhaps we can even turn this problem into our benefit?
Today: The Amsterdam Business District - A low resilient condition
If one system fails...
others will follow...
8 Guidelines for the city of Amsterdam
Cities should learn from eachother, networks like 100resilientcities.org are valuable for finding peerprojects. We found several best-practices around the world of which Amsterdam could learn the following:
Together we can ...
produce our own energy..
make our cities greener..
manage our own water..
make a resilient Amsterdam.
Amsterdam Water Management - Beyond Resilience workshop
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The Netherlands are well known for their water management. With the biggest part of the country many meters below sealevel, the Dutch trust top-d Read More
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