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  • LagoIlopango from volcanboqueronLandslide at Santa Tecla (2001)Liquefaction from Niigata, Japan (1964)
  • Questions: What are the river characteristics – size, discharge, strength, pollution levels? Do the locals use any particular methods to treat the surface runoff currently?
  • Questions: Does water provision imply direct connection to peoples houses? Any other water sources located near to village, good site for groundwater wells?

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  • Brief • Transport access • Electricity, sanitation and water • New and repaired housing • Primary school • Slope stabilitySource: Google Image
  • Community Location Lago Ilopango San Jose de Costa Rica Rio DesagueSource: Google Maps
  • Project aims0 Self reliant and self sustaining0 Resistant to natural hazards0 Improve local industry0 Encourage sense of ownership Source: Google images
  • Project Plan
  • Providing transport access to the communityLago Ilopango Main road San Jose de Costa Rica Alternative route Source: Google maps
  • Road Design Concrete main road Unpaved smaller roadshttp://www.holcim.com/en/press-and-media/stories/paving-new-roads-in-el-salvador.html
  • HazardsLandslides Hurricanes VolcanoesFloods Source: Google images Liquefaction
  • Slope Stability
  • Retaining Walls
  • Water Supply ProblemsSource: WHO, 2012 Total Water Consumption = 30 l/c/d Source: Google images
  • New Supply SolutionsWater Kiosks Wells and StorageFog/Rain Collection Connection to Water Mains Source: Google images
  • Available Sanitation SystemsPit and VIP Latrine Composting Latrine Source: WHO, 2012 Sceptic Tank Sewer System Source: 521 FLOW Source: Berry, 2004
  • Composting Latrines Source: A life out there, 2010 Source: Fitch, 2010 Source: Fitch, 2010 Source: Fitch, 2010Source: Ecodana, 2012
  • ElectricityBig Ideas• Mains• Geothermal• Biomass Source: Google maps Smaller Reality http://www.e.quinox.org/
  • Materials • Concrete • Adobe • Corrugated Metal • Breezeblocks • Masonry • Timberhttp://communityrebuilds.wordpress.com/2011/08/17/adobe/ • Bamboo http://www.flickriver.com/groups/structures/pool/random/ • Availability • Cost • Seismic Behaviour • Construction • Durabilityhttp://www.humberside-blocks.com/products/215hcfr.htm • Sustainability http://www.eden-project.co.uk/latest_happenings13.htm
  • Repair & RetrofittingSource: Google images
  • Traditional Low Cost Housing in El SalvadorBahareque AdobeSource: Langenbach, 1989 Source: Google images Confined Masonry Source,: World Housing Encyclopedia
  • Critical initial designs:Dhajji Design Frame Design Superadobe Design Source: Google images
  • Proposed ideas: Square Plan View Sketches of proposed walls 7.6m Roof DesignSource: Google images
  • SchoolSource: Gifford Ugandan School 2011 Source: Google images