In general, homes in coastal areas must be designed and built to withstand higher loads and more extreme conditions. Homes in coastal areas will require more maintenance and upkeep. Because of their exposure to higher loads and extreme conditions, homes in coastal areas will cost more to design, construct, maintain, repair and insure.
To discuss how coastal construction requirements are different from those for inland construction.
To discuss the characteristics that make for a successful coastal building.
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