Can Our Buildings Withstand Climate Change?
Lillian Tay, Vice President, Veritas Design Group
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As concerns continue to rise over the state of our buildings and their ability to withstand climate change, Sim Wie Boon speaks to Lillian Tay of Veritas Design Group and the immediate past-president of Malaysian Institute of Architects to get her take on the issue. She explains how most buildings here are structurally sound and should be able to withstand rising temperatures and strong wind conditions but the real threat is unplanned development and the need to more green about building our cities.
Image Credit: Mohammad Faisal - Shutterstock
Produced by: Sim Wie Boon
Presented by: Sim Wie Boon
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Categories: Environment, Science, Property
Tags: climate change, world earth day, heavy rain, temperature, heat, Malaysian Institute of Architects, Green Building Index, sustainability, solar, water,