Climate change impacts on the built environment

Tiina Ala-Outinen, Heli Koukkari

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The global Climate Change results to needs to re-evaluate performance and durability of buildings. Future changes in climate are expected to include additional warming, changes in precipitation patterns and amounts, sea-level rise and changes in the frequency and intensity of extreme winds and rains. The most wide-spread serious impacts are flooding, landslides, mudslides and avalanches. All these risks have consequences on the built environment that should be recognized as new planning and design conditions in many countries.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationImprovement of buildings structural quality by new technologies
Subtitle of host publicationOutcome of the cooperative activities
EditorsChristian Schauer, Federico Mazzolani, Gerald Huber, Gianfranco de Matteis, Heiko Trumpf, Heli Koukkari, Jean-Pierre Jaspart, Luis Bragança
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN (Print)978-04-1536-610-6
Publication statusPublished - 2005
MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material


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