Student Work

For the Photo Exercise I: Imagining a Resilient City assignment, students found or created two images; one reflecting urban vulnerability, the other urban resilience.

URBAN VULNERABILITY URBAN RESILIENCY
London flooded Floating town in the Netherlands
MIT's campus near Charles River floodplain Floating town in Belen, Peru (Image courtesy of an MIT student. Used with permission.)
Drought in Qinghai Province, western China

Community garden in Philadelphia

Flooding of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina  
The following two pictures represent both urban vulnerability and urban resiliency. (Images courtesy of Julia Tierney. Used with permission.)
Pipes around building #1 Pipes around building #2