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Integrating Environmental Sustainability and Disaster Resilience in Building Codes

  • Author: UN, ESCAP
  • Publication date: May 2013
  • Page count: 24
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 12.II.F.12

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ISBN: 9789210557177

About the product

The publication reports on a project carried out by ESCAP in partnership with the Asian Institute of Technology on building codes in the Asia-Pacific region. It presents the conclusions of an analysis on current status of integration of environmental sustainability and disaster resilience in building codes. It also summarizes the findings of documenting six good practices of enforcing greener and more resilient buildings. It concludes with recommendations.