Retrofitting for Flood Resilience: A Guide to Building & Community Design (Hardback)Edward Barsley (editor)
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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 professionalsRichly illustrated with practical examples and case studiesDraws on research from government, academic and industry experts as well as first-hand experiences from flood affected communities
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 1375 g
Dimensions: 190 x 260 mm
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