The book "Design for Flooding: Architecture, Landscape, and Urban Design for Resilience to Climate Change" by Donald Watson and Michele Adams is a timely work. This discusses the causes of flooding and the engineering, planning, architectural and social responses which can be made. Relevant to Queensland is a discussion of the role of elevated houses, such as the traditional Queen slander design of a wooden house on tall stumps
The book does undo some of the good sensible work of the main body of the work with a few chapters at the back with speculation about floating houses and cities. But the rest is useful, practical advice.
The work is also avialable as an e-book in a Kindle edition.
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