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