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Rebuilding from Disasters

Rebuilding communities following disasters such as floods, storms and fires is increasingly focused on rebuilding sustainably with greater resilience. Much depends on local considerations and vernacular architecture. There is no one-size-fits-all solution. Collaboration among all elements is key.

Documents

Advanced Wood Framing for Energy Efficiency and Economy, Bruce King 2019

Presentation at the Rebuild Green Expo, February 22, 2019 in Santa Rosa, California

AirSeal Nordbye Popular

From the Rebuild Green EXPO in Santa Rosa on February 23, 2018

Allowable Shears for Plastered Straw-Bale Walls, Achheim, Jalali, Ash, Donahue, Hammer Popular

PDF ASCE Journal, M. Aschheim; S. Jalali, C. Ash, K. Donahue, M. Hammer, 2014

Article - Building to Survive in Wildfire Country by Scott Gibson Popular

Article - Building to Survive in Wildfire Country by Scott Gibson

© 2018 with permission from Fine Homebuilding/The Taunton Press

Article - Climate Change and the Resilient Response - Ted Tiffany Popular

Elemental Green - Ted Tiffany discusses the need for building resiliency into communities recovering from disasters.

ARTICLE - Engineering Evaluation of Fire Damage to Concrete Foundations Popular

By Peter Marxhausen, M.S. P.E. in Structure, dated August, 2014

ARTICLE - Five Steps to Rebuilding Wildfire-Ravaged Communities by Larry Bernstein Popular

California's recent bout of fires has many wondering how to build with resiliency in mind.

ARTICLE - How to Afford an Architect Popular

by Duo Dickinson, Fine Homebuilding.com, Issue 195

ARTICLE -The key to tackling climate change: electrify everything Popular

Article by David Roberts from Vox.com, dated October 27, 2017

ARTICLE- Rebuild or rethink: Fire destruction offers opportunity in Santa Rosa Popular

San Francisco Chronicle, by Lizzie Johnson and Kevin Fagen, dated October 29, 2017

Charles Cormany EFCA Rebuild Expo C Cormany 2018 2 23 Popular

Presentation to the Rebuild Green EXPO in Santa Rosa on February 23, 2018

Community Redesign Fisher Popular

From RebuildGreen EXPO in Santa Rosa on February 23, 2018