Resilience through Placemaking: Public Spaces in Rotterdam’s Climate Adaptation Approach

Author
Katherine Peinhardt
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
German Development Institute (DIE)
Abstract
Public spaces are an often-overlooked opportunity for urban climate adaptation. It is increasingly clear that the unique role of public spaces in civic life positions them to enhance not only physical resilience, but also to enhance the type of social cohesion that helps communities bounce back.
Topic
Climate Change, Social Cohesion, Resilience, Adaptation
Political Geography
Europe, Netherlands