Resilience in the built environment

  title={Resilience in the built environment},
  author={Uta Hassler and Niklaus Kohler},
  journal={Building Research \& Information},
  pages={119 - 129}
A new arena? Resilience, as a design principle, was an implicit part of traditional construction knowledge before the 19th century. The oversizing of components and spaces, redundancy, and reparability were forms of tacit construction knowledge (Schön, 1983) that enhanced the resilience of buildings. In contrast, the modern engineering concept of resilience originated from material technology in the 19th century. This modern approach replaced the traditional dimensioning rules by formal rules… 
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