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Open Access research that is exploring the innovative potential of sustainable design solutions in architecture and urban planning...

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Research activity at Architecture explores a wide variety of significant research areas within architecture and the built environment. Among these is the better exploitation of innovative construction technologies and ICT to optimise 'total building performance', as well as reduce waste and environmental impact. Sustainable architectural and urban design is an important component of this. To this end, the Cluster for Research in Design and Sustainability (CRiDS) focuses its research energies towards developing resilient responses to the social, environmental and economic challenges associated with urbanism and cities, in both the developed and developing world.

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Planning for resilience

Dimitrijevic, Branka and Roaf, Sue and Emmanuel, Rohinton (2013) Planning for resilience. In: Innovations for Sustainable Building Design and Refurbishment. Springer International Publishing AG, pp. 19-44. ISBN 978-3-319-02477-6

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The chapter starts with a brief overview of the background science of climate change and touch on the impacts of a warming world and more extreme weather.