At last week's World Urban Forum, a new coming together of cities was announced to try to carry on the work of the Rockefeller Foundation-backed 100 Resilient Cities (100RCs)
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The conference will be held in the city of Gaobeidian, around 100 km south of Beijing, and is the site for a Passive House settlement which, on completion, will be the largest energy efficient settlement in the world, with delegates able to visit the first apartments during the event.