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Retrofitting for Flood Resilience

A Guide to Building & Community Design

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Retrofitting for Flood Resilience
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This book educates and introduce readers to the ways in which we can adapt to the threat of flooding throughout the built and natural environment. It offers advice on how to better understand the nature of flood risk, whilst highlighting the key approaches and principles necessary for developing community and property-level flood resilience. As a comprehensive and practical manual, this book includes richly illustrated diagrams on a variety of concepts and strategies to use when designing for flood resilience. It is vital resource for anyone looking to adapt to the threat of flood risk. Highly practical handbook for architects, students, engineers, urban planners and other built environment professionals Richly illustrated with practical examples and case studies Draws on research with the Cabinet Office, Environment Agency & Local Community as well as input from academic and industry experts, homeowners and residents of communities at risk of flooding.

Author Biography

Edward Barsley is Director at The Environmental Design Studio Ltd and a specialist in environmental design in architecture, with a particular interest in developing strategies to reduce flood risk and increase resilience in the built environment.
Release date NZ
December 1st, 2019
Contributor
Edited by Edward Barsley
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
RIBA Publishing
Pages
240
ISBN-13
9781859467343
Product ID
30413428

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