Building Codes

Building Codes
Former UNFCCC leader is helming a new group and highlighting the climate actions cities will have to take in the next three years.
Gregory Scruggs April 11, 2017

Developers, contractors and the Chinese government profit from poorly constructed buildings that require demolition in as little as a decade, CityMetric reports. 

November 5, 2015
After a devastating earthquake, some innovative urban development work is going on in Haiti’s capital.
Flavie Halais July 2, 2015

The tragedy in Kathmandu offers lessons for other cities on the importance of earthquake-proof construction and retrofits, the Nikkei Asian Review reports.

May 4, 2015

Strict construction codes for Indian cities may have avoided the fate of Kathmandu, where many buildings crumbled from the latest quake, the Economic Times reports. 

April 27, 2015
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