Exploring urban resilience in practice: a century of vacant sites mapping in Dublin, Edinburgh and Philadelphia

@article{Crowe2017ExploringUR,
  title={Exploring urban resilience in practice: a century of vacant sites mapping in Dublin, Edinburgh and Philadelphia},
  author={Philip Kingsland Crowe and Karen M. Foley},
  journal={Journal of Urban Design},
  year={2017},
  volume={22},
  pages={208-228}
}
Urban resilience can be understood as the application of social-ecological systems thinking to the city in order to build adaptive capacity to change in urban systems. Vacant sites can become the focus of explorations into how to adapt and do things differently, for example in response to a housing crisis or recession. This paper explores the mapping of vacant sites as an example of urban resilience in practice using two approaches: the re-examination of historical precedents of vacant sites… Expand

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