Structural Survey: Volume 31 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: Adaptation of the built environment towards achieving improved resilience to climate change

Guest Editors: Jessica Lamond, David Proverbs, Colin Booth

Evaluative application of UKCP09‐based downscaled future weather years to simulate overheating risk in typical English homes

Rajat Gupta, Matthew Gregg, Hu Du, Katie Williams

To critically compare three future weather year (FWY) downscaling approaches, based on the 2009 UK Climate Projections, used for climate change impact and adaptation analysis in…

Towards an overheating risk tool for building design

P.F.G. Banfill, D.P. Jenkins, S. Patidar, M. Gul, G.F. Menzies, G.J. Gibson

The work set out to design and develop an overheating risk tool using the UKCP09 climate projections that is compatible with building performance simulation software. The aim of…

Evaluation of climate change adaptation measures by Dutch housing associations

Martin Roders, Ad Straub, Henk Visscher

Research into climate change adaptation measures has resulted in the identification of 155 such adaptation measures that contribute to making the built environment more climate…

Assessment of sea‐level rise adaptation options: Multiple‐criteria decision‐making approach involving stakeholders

Oz Sahin, Sherif Mohamed, Jan Warnken, Anisur Rahman

The Gold Coast is a low‐lying coastal Australian city and many residential areas are subject to 1:100 year flood events. Evidently, there is a need for the city to adapt to…

Integrated suburban neighbourhood adaptation due to climate change: Local stakeholders’ views on potential pathways for change

Ian Smith, Katie Williams, Diane Hopkins, Jennifer Joynt, Catherine Payne, Rajat Gupta

This paper presents new research on the potential pathways for integrated adaptation that could make England's suburbs more resilient to future climate conditions. It focuses on…

Build Back Better principles for post‐disaster structural improvements

Sandeeka Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson

The purpose of the paper is to inform stakeholders involved in post‐disaster reconstruction how to incorporate Build Back Better (BBB) principles when implementing structural…




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