Resilience measure: Buildings as flood defence

definition

New and existing buildings in flood risk areas can be used as flood defence. The buildings should be completely integrated in the flood defence to create a reliable flood defence
(Urban Green-Blue Grids for sustainable and resilient cities, accessed on Sept. 2016).

Co-benefits and impacts

It is an example of combining urban development and flood protection in one place.

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Engineering

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Coastal
Fluvial




Last modified: Sept. 19, 2016, 11:21 a.m.