Editorial article: The Implications of a Changing Climate for Buildings

P De Wilde, David Coley

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Abstract

With a growing global concern about climate change, the building industry is facing the question of how predicted changes in climate will impact on the performance of buildings around the world. This is resulting in a fast-growing field of research that focuses on the adaptation and resilience of buildings to a changing climate. This review paper sets the scene for a special issue of Building and Environment on this subject. It discusses the relationship between climate change and buildings and the emerging body of knowledge on the subject, as well as classifying and summarizing the contributions to this special issue.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
JournalBuilding and Environment
Volume56
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012

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