Urban Regions Now Tomorrow

Author: Sonja Deppisch
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3658167599
Size: 63.86 MB
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This book points to three dominant concepts of how to deal with long-term or surprising and also sudden catastrophic changes, with a main focus on resilience.

Safer Homes Stronger Communities

Author: Abhas K. Jha
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821382684
Size: 30.79 MB
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This handbook is designed to guide public sector managers and development practitioners through the process of large-scale housing reconstruction after major disasters, based on the experiences of recent reconstruction programs in Aceh ...

Handbook For Blast Resistant Design Of Buildings

Author: Donald O. Dusenberry
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470170549
Size: 30.10 MB
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The Handbook for Blast Resistant Design of Buildings features contributions from some of the most knowledgeable and experienced consultants and researchers in blast resistant design.

The Resilient City

Author: Lawrence J. Vale
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198039136
Size: 65.10 MB
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Yet this ancient city has regenerated itself time and again, and still endures. Throughout history, cities have been sacked, burned, torched, bombed, flooded, besieged, and leveled. And yet they almost always rise from the ashes to rebuild.

A Paradise Built In Hell

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101459018
Size: 75.36 MB
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This is a timely and important book from an acclaimed author whose work consistently locates unseen patterns and meanings in broad cultural histories.

Measuring Vulnerability To Natural Hazards

Author: Birkmann
Publisher: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
ISBN: 9788179931226
Size: 13.86 MB
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This book contains concrete experiences and examples from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe to illustrate the theoretical analyses.The authors provide answers to some of the key questions on how to measure vulnerability and they draw ...

The Handbook Of Innovation And Services

Author: F. Gallouj
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1849803307
Size: 11.25 MB
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'This book represents a significant step towards dealing with the lacuna constituted by the inadequacy of the literature on the services. And, as such, it approaches its task from a variety of directions.

Encyclopedia Of Earthquake Engineering

Author: Michael Beer
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783642353437
Size: 66.54 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is the first single reference encyclopedia of this breadth and scope that brings together the science, engineering and technological aspects of earthquakes and structures.