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Six-storey Building Put Through ‘Earthquake Test’
Structural
Monday June 20 2016

Six-storey Building Put Through ‘Earthquake Test’

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have rocked and rattled a six-storey steel frame building on a giant shake table to see how the...

Making Buildings More Robust
Commercial
Thursday May 28 2015

Making Buildings More Robust

Australia has endured many calamities in recent times, with the country having weathered cyclones, floods, drought, bushfires and other natural tribulations.

Here Comes the Chief Resilience Officer
Urban Planning
Thursday April 9 2015

Here Comes the Chief Resilience Officer

Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, is clear that “resilience is an urgent social and economic issue.”

Ready for the Meltdown in a Missile Silo
Residential
Monday December 15 2014

Ready for the Meltdown in a Missile Silo

Decades ago, during the Cold War, many Americans built bomb shelters in their back yards to provide shelter in the event of nuclear war.

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...

Four Smart Designs for Resilient Cities
Urban Planning
Friday January 24 2014

Four Smart Designs for Resilient Cities

Winners of an international design competition for building resilient cities have found unique solutions to climate change and devastating storms.