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How Insurance Is Shaping the Built Environment
Business
Wednesday May 13 2015

How Insurance Is Shaping the Built Environment

With homes washed away and parts of the Central Coast declared a natural disaster zone, the recent storms in New South Wales have once again demonstrated...

Learning Resilience
Green
Wednesday April 15 2015

Learning Resilience

Resilience – the capacity of people, communities and systems to survive, adapt and recover from anything on a spectrum from slow change to major disasters –...

Sustainable Resilient Homes in Coastal Communities
Residential
Tuesday April 15 2014

Sustainable Resilient Homes in Coastal Communities

Australian architects Rayne Fouche and Larissa Searle have won the R3build Design Competition for their concept of a scalable model for resilient single-family homes in coastal...

Is ‘Natural’ Engineering the Key to Flood Prevention?
Environment
Thursday February 20 2014

Is ‘Natural’ Engineering the Key to Flood Prevention?

As flooding continues to worsen in the rain-sodden UK, British scientists are turning to "back-to-nature" engineering schemes to reduce the impact of these increasing frequent...

Winter Olympics Will Leave Sochi More Flood Prone
Environment
Monday February 3 2014

Winter Olympics Will Leave Sochi More Flood Prone

Amidst controversy surrounding Russia's human rights record and domestic security concerns, the Sochi Winter Olympics faces even further adversity in the form of the heightened environmental...