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Urban Resilience's Dependency on Infrastructure

The basic dictionary definition of a resilient system is one that can absorb a shock, or recover quickly and resume its intended function. This is very concise and clear – we want our systems to function under all conditions. But the definition also explains why we tend to conflate sustainability with resilience. We define the success of “functioning” using sustainable outcomes. As a computer requires both hardware and software to function; the systems that make a city viable require infrastructure (hard) to function and stakeholders (soft) to define what functioning means. How should cities define the connections between urban infrastructure, resilience, and sustainability?

ROW Asset Mapping Exchange: Denver

March 17 - 11:00 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Arvada Center - 6901 Wadsworth Blvd.
Cities across the country continue to face challenges managing their infrastructure while utilizing it to become a "Smart City". Join us at a Right-Of-Way Asset Mapping Exchange, where you can compare notes with your peers and get exclusive live demonstrations of the technology and tools to help you develop solutions for managing your municipal assets.

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