Back-to-back hurricanes left an unnerving scene on the Florida coast in November 2022: Several houses, and even swimming pools, were left dangling over the ocean as waves eroded the property beneath them. Dozens of homes were deemed unsafe.
As many parts of Australia experience increased flooding, Architecture student Bethany Hooper looks to global examples of building design and planning that centre resilience and adaptability in a changing climate.
The Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) today announced the Infrastructure Resilience Accelerator Fund (IRAF), a CDRI Multi-Partner Trust Fund, at the India Pavilion, COP27, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
CSU engineers have developed a model that can predict how wildfire will impact a community down to which buildings will burn. They say predicting damage to the built environment is essential to developing fire mitigation strategies and steps for recovery.
About 40% of public housing provided for those affected by the devastating March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures, are at risk of flooding from the highest envisioned level of tsunami.