Safer Homes Stronger Communities

Author: Abhas K. Jha
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821382684
Size: 25.13 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 ...

Earthquake Hazard Impact And Urban Planning

Author: Maria Bostenaru Dan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 940077981X
Size: 23.62 MB
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Today interventions are needed on a city, rather than a building, scale. This work deals with the impact of earthquakes, including also a broader view on multihazards in urban areas.

The Resilient City

Author: Lawrence J. Vale
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198039136
Size: 10.45 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.

Handbook For Blast Resistant Design Of Buildings

Author: Donald O. Dusenberry
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470170549
Size: 56.97 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.

Measuring Vulnerability To Natural Hazards

Author: Birkmann
Publisher: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
ISBN: 9788179931226
Size: 40.55 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: 71.72 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.

The Landscape Imagination

Author: James Corner
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781616891459
Size: 60.86 MB
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Collecting Corner's written scholarship from the early 1990s through 2010, The Landscape Imagination addresses critical issues in landscape architecture and reflects on how his writings have informed the built work of his thriving New ...