Course Description

Course HURRIPLAN Resilient Building Design for Coastal Communities (PER-306)

This two-day performance-level course will provide professionals with the training necessary to integrate resilient community planning and building design strategies with civic and commercial projects located in hurricane-prone areas. In addition to discussing existing regulations, this course will feature best practices that may increase community shelter capacity while addressing design concerns such as sustainability, accessibility, architectural aesthetics, and regional culture.

Course Topics:

  • Hurricane Science & Hazards
  • Infrastructure Failure
  • Building Design case studies
  • Community Resources and Insurance
  • Zoning Code Strategies
  • Building Code Regulations
  • Guidelines and Best Practices
  • Building Envelope Technology
  • Community Saferoom Planning and Building Design

Date(s) Thu. Nov 12, 2015 8:30AM - 5:00PM 
Fri. Nov 13, 2015 8:30AM - 5:00PM 
Location Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Clark Laboratory, Room 507, 360 Woods Hole Road, Falmouth MA 02543 
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Building/Room Clark Laboratory, Room 507 
Handicap Accessibility Yes WiFi Access Yes
Offered By Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency 
Primary Instructor NDPTC, Instructor(s) 
Course Length 2 Days  CEUs  
Target Audience Emergency Management, City Planners, Engineers, and Building & Zoning Officials 
Eligibility This course is targeted for a broad cross section of professionals involved in emergency management, planners, building and zoning officials, mitigation specialists, developers, engineers, land owners, architects, building managers and owners. 
Maximum Participants 50 # Open Seats 50 # on Wait List 0
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Offering Specific Information

To ensure adequate participation of the target audience, all registrants will be placed on the waiting list pending approval.

Registration Deadline: October 15, 2015

Training Contact:

David M Bryant, Training and Exercise Coordinator

Other The course is approved for AIA/CES programs. AIA members in good standing are eligible to earn 14 HSW units.