An Advocate’s Guide to Resilience Regulations
For decades, designers have fought for sustainability to be incorporated into building codes and standards. Is it time to do the same for resilience?
This report takes a look at how some cities are changing their planning, zoning, and building codes to ensure that their life safety measures still hold up in the face of climate change and to move toward greater levels of resilience. By understanding what kinds of regulations are gaining traction around the country, building professionals can prepare for what might be coming down the pike—or, better yet, become advocates for similar measures in their own regions.