A Holistic Approach to Resilience and Systematic Actions to Make Large Scale Built Infrastructure Secure aims to address these challenges, focusing on enhancing the resilience of large scale built infrastructure.
In recent decades, a growing number of crisis events, both man-made and natural, have highlighted the increasing vulnerability of the urban environment. At the same time, urban areas are continuing to experience rapid expansion, with an estimated 75% of the world’s population expected to be urban dwellers by 2050. Within this context, the enhancement of urban security and resilience has become a far more urgent and significant task, necessitating more innovative and integrated approaches to urban planning and development. HARMONISE – A Holistic Approach to Resilience and Systematic Actions to Make Large Scale Built Infrastructure Secure aims to address these challenges, specifically focusing on enhancing the resilience of large scale built infrastructure. HARMONISE will seek to develop comprehensive, holistic resilience enhancement methods addressing the resilience of a range of infrastructure– from enhancing the resilience of projects at the planning and design stages right through to