Category Archives: Characterization of Impacts

The One-Two Punch: here comes LAURA!

Toward the end of July, as it tends to happen during the summer months in the northern hemisphere, the northern Indian Ocean was boiling with numerous storms, disturbed weather cells and rather warm surface waters. This cauldron of bad weather … Continue reading

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Resilient architecture: consider building shape

There was a time long ago when you could determine the function, location and even the prevailing climate at the location, just by looking at a building. Those were the now mostly gone days when most buildings were good examples … Continue reading

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