Accession Number:

ADA135367

Title:

Hazard Mitigation Potential of Earth-Sheltered Residences

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1982-1983

Corporate Author:

OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LAB TN

Report Date:

1983-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

220.0

Abstract:

This report contains a review of the literature on Earth-Sheltered Housing ESH, an analysis of the protection potential against natural and technological hazards, cost comparison with conventional construction, an example design, and a discussion of institutional issues and policy options affecting the adoption of ESH.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE