Planning and building design

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  • Created on: 08-04-14 14:52
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  • Prediction and planning design
    • Moving electricity sockets higher up the walls
    • Replacing doors with ones that are leighweight+ can be moved upstairs if necessary
    • Concrete floors instead of wooden ones-> don't rot if they are wet
    • Using yacht varnish on wooden skirting boards to protect them from water
    • Waterproof MDF used instead of wood as a door frame
    • Building on stilts
    • Severe flooding in the UK in August 2008
      • Doncaster Council
      • St. Leger homes
      • 138 properties
      • Waterproof plaster+ wall covering
      • Chemical waterproofing of concrete floors
      • Waterproof medium density fibreboard instead of wood for skirting boards


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