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Hurricane Sandy newspaper headline collage

I think organisations need to plan and prepare...

Maria Sunyer Pinya

Maria Sunyer Pinya

16 March 2017 / 0 Comment(s)

Graphic illustrating the state of Japan four years after the multi-hazards hit.

Natural and man-made disasters can strike...

Piet Lycke

Piet Lycke

30 March 2015 / 2 Comment(s)

Earthquake damage in Sichuan Dujiangyan, China

As engineers we have a responsibility to use our...

Ziggy Lubkowski

Ziggy Lubkowski

28 August 2014 / 3 Comment(s)

Gerald Desmond Bridge at night

What should a bridge, railway, pipeline or other...

Rob Smith

Rob Smith

14 August 2014 / 0 Comment(s)

Hazard Owl world map of natural disasters

An essential part of resilience in the face of...

Tim Mote

Tim Mote

21 July 2014 / 1 Comment(s)

Brazil cityscape.

Throughout history, cities have demonstrated...

Jo da Silva

Jo da Silva

10 April 2014 / 0 Comment(s)

Easter Island statues, representative of a collapsed civilisation

Perhaps the most sensitive, heart-breaking, yet...

Vincent Lee

Vincent Lee

08 January 2014 / 28 Comment(s)

Large natural disasters severely damage power infrastructure and hundreds of minor storms regularly disrupt power networks around the world. As we face a future made less certain by the effects of climate change, I believe microgrids can help us...

Russell Carr

Russell Carr

20 March 2013 / 3 Comment(s)

Inside a classroom of the sustainable kindergarten in Dwabor, Ghana.

School buildings play an important role in...

Hayley Gryc

Hayley Gryc

21 February 2013 / 11 Comment(s)

London Thames Barrier. Source Fotolia # 30649864.

Despite calls for massive investment in flood...

Vincent Lee

Vincent Lee

08 November 2012 / 2 Comment(s)

How can building design reduce the spread of tuberculosis?Haiti has the highest TB rate in the Americas. In 2007 it had an estimated 306 TB cases per 100,000 people compared with 4.4 per 100,000 in the US. Up to 70% of people in certain housing...

Ewan Smith

Ewan Smith

31 May 2011 / 4 Comment(s)