Core Topics

Support asset owners and communities to protect themselves, their assets and their livelihoods from repeat flooding events. Develop decision tools to assess risk and select potential solutions which will inform design and specification of improved assets to resist the affect of flooding. Development of key case studies and new knowledge to extend skills in professionals.

Support planned and informal settlements created by migration to towns and cities to ensure future external influences such as climate change are considered in the design and build of homes and other critical public service buildings. This will focus on adoption of planning and decision tools to design optimised solutions, generating detailed case studies of best practice and lessons learned which can be used as part of formal teaching for professionals now and in the future.