Fires and landslides cost more lives and money each year than all other disasters combined. However, there are few resources dedicated to studying their impact on urban environments. This session delves into current thinking regarding these issues, discusses political/economic realities, and posits possible design solutions/ways forward.
Learn about Land Use policies affecting Development Patterns in Wildland Urban Interface Zones
Understand the effects of Climate Change on Debris Flows in relation to Fire / Flood Sequencing and Geological Processes
Learn about the Impacts of Building Codes and Vegetation Control Ordinances in High Fire Zones
Gain knowledge of Afforestation Strategies and their effectiveness in rehabilitating burn zones
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