- Better warning systems and engineers
- Build out of flood plains
- Competent Engineers
- Resilient Homes
- False flood evacuations
- Evacuate to the moon
- Everybody drink more water
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Retro-fitting design and planning practices to work with what we have.
As each new development is designed, design in mind with electricity and major infrastructure i.e.- plant rooms for buildings on middle or top floors instead of underground car parks and schools and hospitals on hills or higher ground. (flood markers … Continue reading
To flood proof Queensland we could build houses that have extendable stilts/stumps. This means that as the water rises we can just increase the height of our buildings through an automatic system by the press of a button so that … Continue reading
The design here is based primarily around ideas of fluid terrain, flood resilience, the tidal nature and natural systems. Tidal influences relate to the reintroduction of the New Farm Creek so that any water levels above the standard high tide … Continue reading
I am constructing a house that I designed to cope with flooding among other things. My main structural concerns were wind, flooding, and soil instability and movement, followed by fire and termite resistance. The lowest level will be sacrificial non … Continue reading
Design for flood-prone houses with examples built in NSW (with or without refuge). Design accommodates impact of still water or a moving floodway, is resistant to lateral forces and uses flood- compatible materials.