Policies may have undermined ability to make coastal regions more resilient.
Codes and Standards
They already far exceed global average.
Off-site solar, and mechanical/electrical system savings aid the achievement.
Government doing little to verify self-reported project data.
Cement is essential to many infrastructure projects that address climate change.
Agenda includes technical training and networking opportunities.
Inconsistent regulatory environment also cited.
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May be only way to meet needs as ranks of construction workers decline.
Vulnerable buildings have welded columns and beams.
New policy is likely a first in the nation.
An Action Guide for Leaders offers answers to critical IPD questions.
Startup offers plug-in that scans 3D models.
Analysis of property data identifies communities prone to frequent flooding.
Exempt products include structural plywood, oriented strand board (OSB).
Measure was aimed at raising $50 million for homeless services, affordable housing.
Impermeable concrete made it easier for water to overwhelm drainage system.
Measure would help cities identify structures that could fail in major quake.
After three years, traffic congestion declined by 30% in London.
Part of Housing 2.0 modular construction initiative.
LPCiminelli stops functioning as GC in fallout from the case.
Hasn’t kept pace with urgency of problem, says clean energy investor.
Green venues save owners money, gain positive publicity.
City aims to reduce GHGs 60% by 2035 and 80% by 2050.
Zoning ordinance that ties building heights to width of streets dictates form.
The aim is to offset the impact on housing costs and homelessness by tech companies.
Would provide long-term clarity on certification requirements.
Market projects to grow 12.5% annually between 2013 and 2019.
City imposes employer head count tax to fund affordable housing.