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Building Codes that Promote Resilient Design Still Get a Mixed Reception

Five years after Hurricane Sandy—and in the wake of a brutal hurricane... More

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An Unexpected Ally of Gender-Neutral Restrooms: Building Codes

The 2018 International Plumbing Code will update signage requirements for... More

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Dissecting the Code, Part 3 - Back to Basics

A run-through the industry's most common building codes can benefit any designer,... More

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Tall Timber Construction Code Is Still Thinking Small

With improved fire safety and proven superior energy performance, tall timber is... More

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Dissecting the Code, Part 2 - Energy Essentials for Designers

What must architects know about the different energy codes that projects and... More

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Resilient Design in Action: Diverse Approaches in a Complex Landscape

Cities and communities are taking the initiative to protect their infrastructure... More

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Dissecting the Code, Part 1 - Raising Expectations

Can—and should—regulation raise the bar for building performance nationwide? Code... More

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Driving Resilient Design, One Edition at a Time

In the face of climate change, model codes and standards can be an unlikely... More


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