Resilience measure: Buildings as flood defence


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).

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

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