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Seeking Hazard Mitigation Case Studies for Publication

  • 1.  Seeking Hazard Mitigation Case Studies for Publication

    Posted 01-02-2018 16:15

    Seeking Hazard Mitigation Case Studies for Publication

    AIA is seeking case studies of single family homes that embody one or more Qualities of Resilience. Qualities of Resilience describes characteristics or questions for design teams to consider in an integrated systems-approach to design.  With a performance-based approach to answering the question "What is a Resilient Building?" architects are able to prioritize the unique needs of their clients to contribute to the social, economic and environmental resilience of communities.

    Case studies should exhibit innovative, hazard mitigation best practices for one or more of the following:

    • Flood (all types, including riverine and coastal)
    • Tornadoes
    • Wildfires
    • Hurricanes
    • Earthquakes

    If you have a single family home you'd like to submit for consideration, please complete this brief form by January 3rd.

     

     



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    Akanksha Singh
    Specialist, Knowledge Communities
    The American Institute of Architects
    Washington DC
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