Mitchell Evans


Safeguarding Coastal Buildings: Our Commitment to Resilient Design


Safeguarding Coastal Buildings: Our Commitment to Resilient Design

Challenges of Rising Sea Levels for Coastal Buildings:
Around the world, coastal residential buildings face significant challenges due to rising sea levels caused by climate change. These challenges threaten their stability and liveability in multiple ways.

One major issue is coastal erosion, which accelerates with higher sea levels, posing a risk to the foundations and stability of coastal homes. Additionally, more frequent and intense storms and storm surges can lead to flooding, causing damage, mould growth, and material corrosion. Degrading the physical attributes of existing architecture and perceived value of seafront property.

Moreover, rising sea levels raise the groundwater table, leading to saltwater intrusion into building foundations, resulting in deterioration and structural instability. To address the long-term implications, proactive measures like retrofitting buildings for flood resilience, elevating living spaces, and implementing effective drainage systems are crucial.

Tackling Rising Sea Levels through Collaborative Efforts:
As coastal inhabitants, both residential and commercial, we must collaborate to face these challenges. Adopting sustainable architectural design, adaptive construction techniques, and comprehensive coastal management strategies are vital for ensuring the resilience and survival of coastal residential buildings amidst rising sea levels. Together, we can safeguard our coastal communities and their way of life for generations to come.

When working with 100 year predictions for rising sea levels, Integrating robust storm shutters seamlessly into the aesthetic of our interventions on Seaview Seafront is essential.

By collaborating with engineers and coastal specialists, we can develop customized solutions that cater to the unique needs of Seaview’s coastal environment. We consider factors like material durability, impact resistance, and ease of operation to fortify the coastal town against rising sea levels while preserving its rich architectural identity.

Our efforts empower the community to confidently face the challenges of the future. By incorporating resilient designs, we enable Seaview’s residents to continue living along our historic coastline, despite the threats posed by rising sea levels.