Inés Aquilué


Disasters and threats are directly linked to the evolution of cities, and due to the exponential urban growth, work on urban resilience seems to be more pertinent than ever. Uncertainty not only appears during wars and natural catastrophes, but it also affects cities during economic criseis, socio-political unrest and worldwide epidemics. Therefore, analyzing these uncertain episodes using systems theory and its related concepts might help us to overcome these disturbances as part of the city's evolution.


How to Cite
Aquilué, I. (2021) “Resilient Communities in the Informal Settlements of Medellin: Uncertainty and Urban Systems”, The Journal of Public Space, 6(2). doi: 10.32891/jps.v6i2.1622.
Author Biography

Inés Aquilué, Polytechnic University of Catalunya (UPC)

Inés Aquilué is graduated in Architecture and PhD in Urbanism from the Polytechnic University of Catalunya (UPC), where she currently teaches. She has been visiting researcher at the National University of Colombia and at the University of Newcastle, carrying out her research on comparative urban studies of cities under conflict. She has participated in more than twenty international conferences, published several articles and book chapters and edited various books.

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