Resilience & Recovery
Recovering communities can face long planning and re-building timelines, with the added challenge of navigating complex regulations.
The BBCA developed the FORTIS House project in response to calls for help from community members struggling to re-build their homes and lives in bushfire-prone areas.
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Free architectural plans and handbooks now available to help residents build better
The FORTIS House project provides free architectural drawings, specifications, and handbooks to make it easier and more affordable for Australians to build sustainable houses that are resilient to bushfires, floods, storms, heatwaves, cyclones, mould, and pests.
The world first community-led resilient house design has been developed by the Shoalhaven community in NSW, supported by technical experts to help other Australians avoid the heartache of losing their home.
Download free FORTIS Resources