Bushfire resilient building design

22 October 2020 Category: Fire Resistant Building Design

Australia is no stranger to bushfires. However, the summer of 2019-2020 proved to be unprecedented in many ways. By mid-February 2020, thousands of bushfires across the country had claimed the lives of over 30 people and a billion animals, and burnt around 20 million hectares of land.

With approximately 3,000 homes and several thousand other buildings destroyed across the country, their rebuilding will inevitably require careful and considered bushfire design solutions, such as that developed by Cox Architects.

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Source: https://www.steel.org.au/resources/elibrary/resource-items/bushfire-resilient-building-design/
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