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The Resilient Engineer

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The Resilient Engineer

  1. 1. THE RESILIENT ENGINEER
  2. 2. Building to Complexity
  3. 3. An Increasingly Complicated World "St Cuthbert" by Weglinde - Own work. Licensed under CC BY- SA 3.0 via Commons "Henry David Thoreau - Dunshee ambrotpe 1861" by Edward Sidney "Rachel-Carson" by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rachel- Carson.jpg#/media/File:Rachel-Carson.jpg.
  4. 4. A Changing Environment Buckminster Fuller’s Montreal Biosphere (photo by Martin Ujlaki) Minister of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture Building in Qatar, (photo by Karen Sprey)
  5. 5. What is Resilient Design? resilience (noun) 1. the ability to recover readily after disruption. 2. the capacity of a building, landscape, community, and region to continue functionality under extreme conditions, such as (but not limited to) extreme temperatures, sea level rise, natural disasters, etc. 3. The ability to move from one steady state to another steady state.
  6. 6. How does Structural Engineering fit in?
  7. 7. WHAT’S UP WITH THAT?

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