natural disaster

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Planning for Disaster: How Resilience Can Be Built into Design

The construction industry is looking for ways to adapt to the changing climate. Because of this, builders search for structur (...)

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Building Sustainably in the Wake of Disaster: Dos and Don’ts

The green revolution is influencing the construction sector in a big way. The construction and operation of buildings produce (...)

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[Opinion] Mapping urban sustainability parameters

Built environment professionals have a compelling opportunity to help manage the risks arising from climate change and (...)

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How cities can approach redesigning informal settlements after disasters

  The aftermath of a huge fire in Imizamo Yethu, Cape Town, in 2017. Rebuilding has stalled. Nic Bothma/EPA Fiona Anciano (...)