Building Magazine

Climate change catastrophes

  • Feature Design

    Before the Next One

    May 1, 2015 by Alexander H. Hay

    The interconnected nature of urban resilience planning and what this means for asset managers

  • Feature Design


    May 1, 2015 by Peter Sobchak

    Sporadic power outages are not new to city neighbourhoods. Dead limbs calve off of trees and block roads. Water mains occasionally break and deluge street surfaces. These are just part of life in a city. But what happens when all

  • Pay me now, or…

    August 1, 2013 by Peter Sobchak

    Hurricane Sandy drenches the North Atlantic shore; a tornado rips through Oklahoma; wildfires set Arizona forests ablaze; flood waters cover Minden, Ont., Toronto and, of course, Calgary. All these major disasters have happened in North America just within the last year

  • Here comes the rain again

    August 1, 2013 by Jeremy Carkner

    A new engineering protocol is attempting to provide a framework for assessing and responding to the risk that future climate change may have on the built environment.