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One Surprising Secret Weapon Against Natural Disasters? Landscape Architecture

Acclivis, Equinix jointly set up cloud-based disaster recovery centre in S’pore

Acclivis Technologies and Solutions Pte Ltd, a Singapore-headquartered systems integrator and enterprise cloud service provider, together with Equinix, Inc. have announced a partnership to jointly set up the Equinix-Acclivis Business Resiliency Centre (EABRC) in Singapore.  The EABRC is the first collaboration between the two organisations and aims to tap into the burgeoning demand for cloud-based disaster recovery solutions, or Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DraaS), a market estimated to be worth US$3.4 billion in Asia Pacific by 2019, according to Gartner.  The EABRC enables enterprises to build a disaster recovery strategy that covers the full spectrum of data recovery, risk management…

 

One Surprising Secret Weapon Against Natural Disasters? Landscape Architecture

ASLA 2016 Honor Award, General Design Category. Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park by Ramoll Studio Dreiseitl. [Photo: Lim Shiang Han]

ASLA 2016 Honor Award, General Design Category. Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park by Ramoll Studio Dreiseitl.
[Photo: Lim Shiang Han]

In an era when cities are ravaged by drought, flooding, wildfires, and more, infrastructure projects tend to get most of the attention when it comes to resiliency. But good landscape design can be powerful, too. This week, the American Society of Landscape Architects, or ASLA, published an an online guide designed to help its members plan for, and even prevent, the worst…

 

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