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Sheltering From a Gathering Storm: Temperature Resilience in Pakistan

This case study, Sheltering From a Gathering Storm: Temperature Resilience in Pakistan, explores the economic impact of temperature on shelter, the fastest growing segment in the rapidly growing cities of Pakistan. It provides insights into the economic and nonfinancial returns of adaptive, resilient shelter designs that take into consideration hazards such as typhoons, flooding, and temperature increases. [more...]

Sheltering From a Gathering Storm: Flood Resilience in India

This case study, Sheltering From a Gathering Storm: Flood Resilience in India, focuses on key issues related to housing in Gorakhpur, India, and provides insights into the economic and nonfinancial returns of adaptive, resilient shelter designs that take into consideration hazards such as flooding, and temperature increases. [more...]

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