The Annual International Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence 2019
Berkeley Prize 2019

Resources

 

This list contains references to some of the best-known and geographically most widely-distributed resources on the topic of climate change and architectural resilience.  It should be seen as a gateway to the subject.  

You are required to select at least one resource from any of the categories (books, articles/lectures, and organizations) - or other pertinent and similar information sources - to support the research in your Proposal. (EDITED: 12, December 2018)

 

Books

Select one or more of these resources - or other pertinent and similar information sources - to substantiate the argument in your Proposal.

ArchitectsNewspaper: “AN rounds up our favorite climate change books of 2018”
(https://archpaper.com/2018/03/an-favorite-climate-change-books-2018/)

Thermal Delight in Architecture by Lisa Heschong

Design with Climate: Bioclimatic Approach to Architectural Regionalism by Victor Olgyay

Climate Considerations in Building and Urban Design by Baruch Givoni

Climate and Architecture by Torben Dahl

Adaptations of the Metropolitan Landscape in Delta Regions by Peter Bosselmann
(This is a very recent release and may not be readily available.  Look on GOOGLE or other services for reviews and various ways through academic websites to read and download portions of this book.)
 

Articles/Lectures

Select one or more of these resources - or other pertinent and similar information sources - to substantiate the argument in your Proposal.

 

"Thes Rising-Star Designers are Making the World a Better Place"
(https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/new-designers-doing-good)

"Flexcover - an Adaptive Building Envelope"
 

“Where Houses are Designed to Float.”
(http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20150915-where-houses-are-designed-to-float)

“What Traditional Buildings Can Teach Architects about Sustainability.”
(http://edition.cnn.com/style/article/vernacular-architecture-sustainability/index.html)

The Philippines' New Clark City will be green and disaster-resilient - CNN Style
(https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/new-clark-city-philippines/index.html)

“Building Resilience: World Bank Group Experience in Climate and Disaster Resilient”
(http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/switzerland/publication/building-resilience-world-bank-group-experience-in-climate-and-dsaster-rsilient)

“Human Health in a Changing Climate”
(http://www.2degreesc.com/Files/CCandHealth.pdf)

“Miami’s Climate Ribbon merges art, science and architecture”
(https://www.ft.com/content/1f42088a-f13b-11e7-ac08-07c3086a2625)

“How to Fix Global Warming Smartly,” TED talk by Bjorn Lonborg
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsEt0-Di3AI&list=PL7lzpVoRhTAKKBjaBISVsbY3u5JpiAy3s)

“No Air Condtioner Needed: These Buildings Cool Themselves,” by Nicole Wetsman
(https://thebea.st/2u1zGdZ?source=email&via=mobile)

“Architecture for Humans Proposes Zero Emission Neighborhood to Address Climate Change” by Dima Stouhi
(https://www.archdaily.com/900643/architecture-for-humans-proposes-zero-emission-neighborhood-to-address-climate-change)

"Iceberg-inspired Greenland cultural center celebrates 20 years of resilience in the Artic,” by Lucy Wang
(https://inhabitat.com/iceberg-inspired-greenland-cultural-center-celebrates-20-years-of-resilience-in-the-arctic/)

“About the Bullitt Center, Seattle, U.S.A.”
(http://www.bullittcenter.org/)

"Climate change is transforming the way we build"
(https://www.raconteur.net/business-innovation/climate-change-is-transforming-the-way-we-build)

"How to Specify More Resilient Architecture"
(https://architizer.com/blog/practice/details/building-for-change/)

"North American houses turn to mush in a flood.  What can we do about it?" By Lloyd Alter.
(https://www.treehugger.com/resilience/north-american-houses-turn-mush-flood-what-can-we-do-about-it.html)

Organizations

There are organizations across the globe whose focus of activity is the study of climate change and developing responses to these issues.  Explore their websites to see what is actively being done to confront and adapt to climate change.  “Adopt” one of these or similar organizations and relate their work to the subjects of your essay.

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME: Climate Change Adaptation

(http://www.adaptation-undp.org/)

UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY: Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability, Tokyo
(https://ias.unu.edu/en/)

THE WORLD BANK:  Resilient Cities Program
(http://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/urbandevelopment/brief/resilient-cities-program)

ASIAN INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT, AND SUSTAINABILITY
(http://aiees.snu.ac.kr/htmls/html/eng/main.html)

ECO-BUILD AFRICA: Promoting Sustainable Construction, Urban Development & Communities
(http://www.ecobuild-africa.com/home/?page_id=333)

URBAN LAND INSTITUTE: Urban Resilience Program
(https://americas.uli.org/research/centers-initiatives/urban-resilience-program/)

ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION: 100 Resilient Cities
(http://www.100resilientcities.org/)

INTBAU: International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism 
(http://www.intbau.org/)

 

 

 


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