Emanuele Nardella

A global Perspective on Increased Tsunami- Risk Caused by Current Urban Growth

This research tests the hypothesis that current urban growth and urbanisation are exacerbating Tsunami- related risk for loss of life, assets and infrastructure. Many cities are growing rapidly; if appropriate mitigation measures are disregarded, this could elevate the risk to life and infrastructure caused by Tsunami events.

MORE is a part of Open Studio project run by the School of Architecture + Cities at the University of Westminster to make its design, research and practice-based work available online while it is happening.

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