Urban resilience and community planning; Democratic Republic of Congo

Category: Urban Design + Urban Planning

Client: Confidential

Year: 2020

Status: on going 

Location: Democratic Republic of Congo 

Collaboration: Studio Galli Ingegneria 

Aiming for integrated planning approaches and neighborhood improvement strategies with a strong focus on resilience and sustainability and nature based solutions. Through a participatory approach, we developed a multiple scenario planning, identifying critical sites related to the ecology/environment, flood risks, local economic development, public spaces and equipment, and mobility amongst others, in order to produce site specific multi-functional designs and green infrastructure solutions that can enhance local appropriation and community development.


KEY WORDS: #UrbanPlanning #UrbanRehabilitation #LandscapeDesign #NatureBasedSolutions #UrbanResilience #ParticipatoryPlanning #UrbanDesign #CommunityDevelopment #RiskMitigation #WaterManagement #StrategicAreaPlans  #DevelopmentPlans #RegionalAreaPlans #PilotProjects #Placemaking  #UrbanInformality #Sustainability