as of August 2016

A Better City Resilience Toolkit

Overall guide for potential structural interventions for increasing the resilience of commercial buildings to climate change; specifically flooding, storm water management, and urban heat islands.


Flooding

Soft/Green Infrastructure pdf format of Soft Green Infrastructure To Prevent Flooding
– 2013, Linnean Solutions, Built Environment Coalition, Resilient Design Institute
Retrofitting pdf format of What is Retrofitting
– 1998, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Tube Barrier pdf format of Tube Barrier
– Tube Barrier
Hyflo Self-Closing Flood Barrier pdf format of Hyflo Self Closing Flood Barrier
– Hyflo


Storm Surge

Urban Waterfront Adaptation pdf format of Urban Waterfront Adaptation
– 2013, New York City Department of City Planning


Wind

Debris and Securing Objects pdf format of Debris and Securing Objects
– 2013, Linnean Solutions, Built Environment Coalition, Resilient Design Institute
Building Strength and Durability pdf format of Building Strength and Durability
– 2013, Linnean Solutions, Built Environment Coalition, Resilient Design Institute


Heat Island

Cooling Strategies – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Cool Ground Surfaces pdf format of Cool Ground Surfaces
– 2013, Linnean Solutions, Built Environment Coalition, Resilient Design Institute
Vegetation and Shading pdf format of Vegetation and Shading
– 2013, Linnean Solutions, Built Environment Coalition, Resilient Design Institute
Heat Gain Management pdf format of Manage Heat Gain
– 2013, Linnean Solutions, Built Environment Coalition, Resilient Design Institute