Meeting of the Commission for Ecological Security
On April 3, 2019, the Commission for Ecological Security took place at at the Presidium of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences. The report on the theme “Methods of Urban Planning for Seismic Risk Reduction” was delivered by Nino Chachava, Associate Professor of Architecture, Urban and Design Faculty at the Georgian Technical University. The report consisted of two studies, according to which the effect of the expected earthquake was confirmed. One study was related to the busy and tourist attraction of the central part of the city and the second modern, between the Saburtalo and Boris Paichadze stadium. In the development of the cities which are located in the areas of high seismic activity, including such agglomeration as Tbilisi, it is highly advisable to take into consideration the possibilities for transition of seismic hazard, city transport network, recreational and other urban planning factors and their performance during emergency situation.