Designs for a hypothetical new 90,000-square-foot City Hall in San Diego, California, were evaluated for energy performance, innovation and the collaborative effectiveness of team members.
Legislation to mandate a statewide inventory of buildings deemed to be potentially vulnerable in a major earthquake awaits the Governor of California's signature to become law.
Toronto has appointed Elliott Cappell as its first chief resilience officer.
Researchers at the University of British Columbia used recycled tires to develop a stronger concrete that could be used for buildings.
Historical climate data is losing relevance in Canada's model national building, energy, fire and plumbing codes as severe storms, drought and intense heat waves become more frequent.
A new report, Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington D.C., documents how D.C. could save $5 billion with smart surface strategies.
EcoDistricts has launched the EcoDistricts Protocol, a process-based framework and performance standard designed to achieve vibrant community outcomes.
Canada is expanding the role of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in supporting municipalities to reach resilience and low-carbon objectives.