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HURRIPLAN Resilient Building Design for Coastal Communities  (PER-306)

HURRIPLAN Resilient Building Design for Coastal Communities (PER-306)

Delivery Date:
05/12/2016 - 05/13/2016
Time:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (US/Eastern)
Location:
New London, Connecticut
Instructor(s):
Dennis Hwang, Susan Olivier, Dean Sakamoto
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Course Description
Status:
FEMA Certified
Description:

Hurricanes are among the deadliest and costliest of natural disasters. Our coastal and inland communities that are vulnerable to this force, must adapt to and incorporate this powerful constraint into the planning and design of the built environment.

This two-day performance-level course will provide professionals with the training necessary to integrate resilient community planning and building design strategies with civic and commercial projects located in hurricane-prone areas. In addition to discussing existing regulations, this course will feature best practices that may increase community shelter capacity while addressing design concerns such as sustainability, accessibility, architectural aesthetics, and regional culture.

Course Modules include:

  • Hurricane Science & Hazards
  • Infrastructure Failure
  • Building Design case studies
  • Community Resources and Insurance
  • Zoning Code Strategies
  • Building Code Regulations
  • Guidelines and Best Practices
  • Building Envelope Technology
  • Community Saferoom Planning and Building Design

 

Target Audience:
  • Emergency Management

  • Governmental Administrative

  • General Public

  • Public Works

  • Private Sector / Corporate Security and Safety

  • Other

    • Building and Zoning Officials

    • MItigation Specialists

    • Planners

    • Architects

    • Engineers

    • Land Owners

    • Building Managers

    • Developers
Course Level:
Performance
Prerequisites:

None

Requirements:

None

Course Flyer:
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Registration Information
Seats Available:
4
Registration Closes:
05/13/2016
Host Agency:
CT Association of Flood Managers
Contact Person:
Amanda Bates
batesa@hawaii.edu
808-725-5236