Here are 4 more examples of structural adaptivity for resilience. As with the other examples presented previously, they only are intended to illustrate the concept of structural adaptivity for resilience. They are intended to focus on the structure or structural elements of cities and/or regions. Moreover, they are intended to demonstrate how such structural elements can be located, organized, or otherwise developed to have capacity to adapt to the continuing needs of the citizens - as the unknown and rapidly changing future unfolds.
Polycentric Urban Development. Urban development need no longer be monocentric (having only one center). In fact, such a pattern is not adaptive to meet the future.
Central business districts have traditionally been the home of government, financial institutions, offices, civic plazas and the like, as well as many commercial retail and services. They have also often contained many churches, health care facilities, educational institutions, libraries, museums, convention centers, theatres, etc.