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How to Design Semi-Permanent Structures

How to Design Semi-Permanent Structures Natural disasters continue to leave thousands of people homeless every year, forcing them to seek refuge without any alternatives. On many occasions, cities cannot cope … Continue reading

06/12/2018 · Leave a comment

The architecture of relief: how design builds hope in the wake of disaster

Half a billion dollars and more to make Wellington resilient Half a billion dollars is being spent on things some Wellingtonians may never see so the city can be prepared … Continue reading

10/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Disaster Resilience: How does it impact you

Disaster Resilience: How does it impact you Australia, the land ‘of drought and flooding rains’, has witnessed a number of disasters over the years, with the most severe occurring in … Continue reading

26/04/2018 · Leave a comment

When an Earthquake Hits Next Door

Raised stepping stones allow Dutch bridge to remain accessible during a flood Rising water levels don’t cause many problems for this bridge in the Dutch city of Nijmegen – it … Continue reading

18/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Death toll rises in West Virginia floods

Death toll rises in West Virginia floods At least 24 have been reported dead after heavy rainfall led to massive flooding, mudslides and landslides in the US state of West … Continue reading

27/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Hurricane-resistant SURE HOUSE wins the 2015 Solar Decathlon…and more

Hurricane-resistant SURE HOUSE wins the 2015 Solar Decathlon The winner of the 2015 Solar Decathlon is the Stevens Institute of Technology’s SURE HOUSE! Months of hard work and outside-of-the-box thinking … Continue reading

19/10/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Genes May Determine Response to Disasters Recent studies have shown that 50 percent of survivors of natural disasters experience PTG (posttraumatic growth), with a greater prevalence among older adults, non-Hispanic … Continue reading