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Retrofitting for Flood Resilience: A Guide to Building & Community Design

Publisher: RIBA Publishing
ISBN: 9781859467343
AuthorBarsley, Edward
Pub Date01/12/2019
BindingHardback
Pages344
£40.00
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Availability: 402 In Stock
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Flood risk is increasing across the UK and globally. This book provides a highly visual guide to flood resilience, and the ways in which the built and natural environment can be adapted to the threat of flooding. It offers advice on how to better understand the nature of flood risk, highlighting the key approaches and principles necessary for developing community and property flood resilience. Offering clear visual examples of the variety of resilience strategies that are appropriate and applicable to a range of flood risk contexts, this book is an invaluable practical manual for architects and professionals across the built environment.

• 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 from government, academic and industry experts as well as first-hand experiences from flood affected communities

Flood risk is increasing across the UK and globally. This book provides a highly visual guide to flood resilience, and the ways in which the built and natural environment can be adapted to the threat of flooding. It offers advice on how to better understand the nature of flood risk, highlighting the key approaches and principles necessary for developing community and property flood resilience. Offering clear visual examples of the variety of resilience strategies that are appropriate and applicable to a range of flood risk contexts, this book is an invaluable practical manual for architects and professionals across the built environment.

• 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 from government, academic and industry experts as well as first-hand experiences from flood affected communities

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