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RIBA 07 Designing for Floodrisk

RIBA 07 Designing for Floodrisk

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Published by Merant De Vera
Climate Change T oolkit 07 Designing for Flood Risk

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This is the seventh of eight components of Climate Change T ools, a package of guidance developed by the RIBA to encourage architects to engage with the issue of climate change, and to help them both mitigate and adapt to the challenges of global warming. Designing for Flood Risk gives users a general understanding of the main issues that flood risk gives rise to, provides an overview of current policy and legislation, and
Climate Change T oolkit 07 Designing for Flood Risk

About this Document
This is the seventh of eight components of Climate Change T ools, a package of guidance developed by the RIBA to encourage architects to engage with the issue of climate change, and to help them both mitigate and adapt to the challenges of global warming. Designing for Flood Risk gives users a general understanding of the main issues that flood risk gives rise to, provides an overview of current policy and legislation, and

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Published by: Merant De Vera on Apr 18, 2012
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07Designingfor
Fl
ood Risk
Climate Change Toolkit
 
About this Document
This is the seventh of eight components of Climate ChangeTools, a package of guidance developed by the RIBA toencourage architects to engage with the issue of climatechange, and to help them both mitigate and adapt to thechallenges of global warming.
 Designing for Flood Risk 
gives users a general understandingof the main issues that flood risk gives rise to, provides anoverview of current policy and legislation, and outlines potentialdesign responses.The complete toolkit consists of:
01
Climate Change Briefing 
02
Carbon Literacy Briefing 
03
 Principles of Low Carbon Design and Refurbishment 
04
 Low Carbon Standards and Assessment Methods
05
 Low Carbon Design Tools
06
Skills for Low Carbon Buildings
07
 Designing for Flood Risk 
08
Whole Life Assessment for Low Carbon Design
Each guide summarises its subject and provides links to othersources of more detailed information.You can explore all of the RIBA Climate Change Tools atwww.architecture.com/climatechange
 
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Part A: Flood Risk in Context
The Sources of Flooding4The Effects of Flooding5Risk, Vulnerability and Consequence6Policy Context and Responsibility7Integrating Place-making with Sustainable Design9and Flood Risk Mitigation
Part B: The Design Response
An Integrated Approach10Introduction to the Design Sequence10
1.0 Flood Risk Assessment
2.0 Land Use Planning
3.0 Control: Reducing the Risk
4.0 Mitigation: Minimising the Consequences
5.0Re-assessment of Impact
Further Reading
Glossary of Terms

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