Selection Support Framework Fostering Resilience Based on Neighbourhood Typologies

  • Laura KleerekoperEmail author
  • Jeroen Kluck
  • Andy van den Dobbelsteen
Part of the Climate Change Management book series (CCM)


Selecting climate adaptation measures through a straightforward approach: that is possible with the selection support framework presented in this paper. The framework results from Dutch urban design studies aiming to adapt to climate change. The framework includes adaptation measures for eight neighbourhood typologies on the scale of a street, square or building block. Numerous case studies provided input for the selection support framework. Based on this scientific work the framework provides an easy indication of climate adaptation opportunities, with focus on heat, and can be adapted to fit typical neighbourhoods in any country. The selection support framework enables urban professionals to select a set of climate adaptation solutions tailored to typical characteristics of a neighbourhood typology.


Climate adaptation Case studies Integral design Urban microclimate Neighbourhood typologies 



As part of the research project of Climate Proof Cities, this study was funded by the governmental institute in The Netherlands, Knowledge for Climate program, supported by stakeholders, among which the cities of Rotterdam, The Hague, Amsterdam and Utrecht.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura Kleerekoper
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jeroen Kluck
    • 2
  • Andy van den Dobbelsteen
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of ArchitectureDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Amsterdam University of Applied SciencesAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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