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AUTHOR(S)
Kusky, Timothy
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Planning;Apr2006, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about the author's opinion about the rebuilding of New Orleans, Louisiana. According to him, city planners should address coastal areas which are lying below sea level and is in danger of being destroyed by tsunamis or hurricanes. This move is a response to the continuing increase of sea level. However, this solution is expected to pose additional problems. For example, higher levees are predicted to produce great catastrophe. Advocates of rebuilding recommend the elevation of buildings on stilts or platforms.
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20303475

 

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