Retrofitting for Flood Resilience : A Guide to Building & Community Design, Paperback Book

Retrofitting for Flood Resilience : A Guide to Building & Community Design Paperback

Edited by Edward Barsley


This book offers a highly visual guide to floodresilience, and the options available for adaptation to flood risk in the builtenvironment.

It provides a road map, set methods and key principles fordeveloping community flood resilience.

It also provides insight and advice on howto build an accurate understanding of the flood risk context, be it atbuilding, street or community scale.

Offering clear, visual / spatial examplesof the variety of resilience strategies that are appropriate and applicable toa range of flood risk contexts, this book is an invaluable practical manual forarchitects and professionals across the built environment. Highly practical handbook for students, architects, engineers, urban planners and other built environment professionalsRichly illustrated with practical examples and case studiesDraws on research with the Cabinet Office, Environment Agency & Local Community as well as input from academic and industry experts, homeowners and residents of communities at risk of flooding


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: RIBA Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Architecture
  • ISBN: 9781859467343



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