How can we withstand and survive climate challenges?
We’re planning for a future that is facing significant and ongoing uncertainty. While human resilience remains strong, we need robust, inclusive and integrated solutions to protect people and urban environments from stressors. In this episode, we chat with Lauren Sorkin, Executive Director at the Resilient Cities Network and Kate West, Arup’s Australasia Co-Chair. Learn what resilience means, how to create a resilience plan, and how we are working together on projects worldwide to build a resilient future.
In these very uncertain times, it’s our networks that sustain us. It’s knowing that we have out there in the world other cities, other individuals, other institutions that have faced similar challenges and can help us. ”Lauren Sorkin Executive Director, Resilient Cities Network
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Distributed renewable energy: a pathway for resilient recovery in cities
Arup and R-Cities Network have published a report on catalysing distributed renewable energy in cities. Our report ‘A pathway for resilient recovery in cities’ focuses on the practical steps cities can take to turn their Deploying Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) opportunities into resilient infrastructure that creates benefits.
Multi-Hazard Climate and Disaster Risk Assessment for Tongatapu
We led a multi-hazard climate and disaster risk assessment of Tongatapu, Tonga which is a coral atoll exposed to many natural hazards, including earthquakes, tsunamis, floods and cyclones. The project analysed over 50,000 buildings, power and water assets and more to inform sustainable future development and investment decisions.
The Arup Journal 2022 Issue 1
The Arup Journal 2022 Issue 1 showcases a wide range of our projects where we have used imagination, technology and rigour to shape a better world. Learn about the MX3D Bridge in Amsterdam, our cover project, where we led the structural engineering design on the world’s first robot printed steel bridge.
How do you design a net zero building?
How do you build a net zero building? In this episode of Sustainable Forces, Dr Michelle Dickinson unpacks this question with Rory Martin, Sustainability Manager at Frasers Property Australia and Kerryn Coker, our Australasia Co-Chair, discussing decarbonising the built environment. Hear about their bold strategies and net zero targets, retrofit and passive house projects, and how together they are joining forces to build a sustainable future.
How do you become a changemaker?
How do you become a changemaker? In this episode of Sustainable Forces, Dr Michelle Dickinson finds out with Eleanor Loudon, CEO at Engineers Without Borders Australia and Sunny Oliver-Bennetts, our Australasia Community Engagement Leader who discuss how together we can create impactful change. Learn a new theory of change, be inspired by personal stores and community projects and gain tips to help you become a changemaker.