Building a Resilient Future

The Building a Resilient Future event took place on the 26th February 2014. The event was hosted by the Technology Strategy Board and promoted the opportunities for innovation in the construction sector.


Recommended reading

The following documents and websites were included in the Building a Resilient Future reading list, for the full list click here.

  • Design for future climate – opportunities for adaptation in the built environment, Bill Gething report (2010)
  • Design for future climate: adapting buildings competition final project factsheets (2014)
  • Design for Climate Change – Chapter 1, Bill Gething and Katie Puckett (2013).

The full report is available from the RIBA website:


MBE KTN in collaboration with Climate Ready reports:

  • Guidance for making the case for climate change adaptation in the built environment
  • Climate Change Adaptation Survey Results
  • Design for Future Climate Change Survey Results

IPCC Fifth Assessment Report: Climate Change (2013)

The National Adaptation Programme – Making the country resilient to a changing climate

Business Green Insight Report - Is UK PLC climate ready?

Climate change and innovation in house building: designing out risk, NHBC Foundation (2007)


Climate Change Adaptation links to useful websites: