31 Dec '14, 9pm

Focusing on resilient design for 2020 via @Ecobldgpulse

Focusing on resilient design for 2020 via @Ecobldgpulse

Requirements to address climate change are integrated into model codes, green building rating systems, and standards. The International Code Council should incorporate resilience into future versions of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) for local adaptation. Designers share resilient best practices, knowledge, and expertise. This can be led nationally through the AIA Foundation’s new Regional Resilient Design Studios and internationally through the International Union of Architects. Academic and professional education programs provide a fundamental understanding of climate science and strategies to address acute and chronic resilient design. Accreditation and licensing requirements should include resilience criteria. Tools for predictive design based on climate science are readily available from early design and planning through operations. These are integra...

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