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Interview: How Building Codes and Resiliency Are Entwined

An Interview with Cecil Scheib, Director of Advocacy, Urban Green Council and Managing Director for the NYC Building Resiliency Task ...
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Why More and More Cities are Enacting Earthquake Retrofit Laws

By Ali Vahdani, President and Founder of Optimum Seismic From Apartment Age: Optimum  Seismic  was  recently  asked  to  make  a  ...
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Former Mayor in South Carolina Led 40-Year Effort to Prepare for Natural Disasters

Reported by the Pew Charitable Trusts: A conversation on flood readiness and response with Charleston’s Joseph Riley For 10 terms, ...
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700-Foot-Tall San Francisco Building Earns First Earthquake Rating Under New System

The 56-story luxury condo and office building at 181 Fremont in San Francisco Earned a New Earthquake-Resilience Rating The third ...
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How to Survive a Massive, Localized Thunderstorm with Lightning

If you feel like you may be in danger, you're probably right. Take these steps to keep you and your ...
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Thirteen cars That Can Pass Through Floods

This article focuses on the Phillipines, where flooding is frequent and deadly. From Carmudi: The Philippines has experienced heavy flood ...
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UK Greenhouse Can Raise Itself Above a Flood

As reported by The Oxford Times AN architect has designed a robotic greenhouse with legs that can raise itself up ...
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New York Island Redesigned to Withstand Rising Sea Levels

As first reported by the Guardian: Amid rising sea levels, a park on the island uses Dutch ingenuity to protect ...
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Still Recovering from Katrina, New Orleans Ponders Affordability

As Reported by Della Hasselle, Louisiana Weekly A new proposal to investigate how future real estate developments would impact the ...
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