Tag Archives: Coastal flooding

Sea Level Rise in Florida

Back in 1995 I was a consultant to an architectural/engineering team that had been charged with evaluating the vulnerability of a major hospital, located near the coastline of southeastern Florida, to the impacts of hurricanes. The assessment of vulnerability had … Continue reading

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A New Building Design Paradigm is Needed!

There is nothing like the impact of a natural hazard on an urban community to raise awareness to the vulnerability of our buildings to the forces of nature. It is common, after a hazard event, to hear claims for stronger … Continue reading

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