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Title: Technology Versus Nature
Url: http://www.housingzone.com/article/technology-versus-nature-0
Creator: McNulty, Maureen
Publisher: housingzone.com
Reed Business Information (Firm)
Reed Elsevier (Firm)
Description: This article, written by a member of the Partnership for Advanced Technology in Housing, discusses building materials and practices that can improve residential installation's resistance to major storms and natural disasters. An example of an area that is using these weather resistant designs is in Florida; the article cites the vulnerability of coastal homes to hurricanes and outlines some efforts to build them in a more structurally sound manner.
LC Classification: Technology -- Building construction -- Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings
Technology -- Building construction -- Buildings: Construction with reference to use -- Houses. Dwellings
Technology -- Building construction -- Systems of building construction
Technology -- Building construction -- Systems of building construction -- Stormproof construction
GEM Subject: Health
Arts
Arts -- Architecture
Health -- Safety
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2003-08-01
Resource Type: Orientation Materials
Overviews
Reading Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Continuous Formation
Professional Formation
Students
Teacher Educators
Teachers
Teaching Professionals
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Reed Business Information
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-01-07 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-08-09 16:18:56 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Topic in Depth
Full Record Views: 527
Resource URL Clicks: 107
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