Design for future climate: Opportunities for adaptation in the built environment

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This report is a very useful document for strategic planners and development assessment officers.  It describes adaptation from regional down to building scale.  It discusses adaptation to heat, extreme weather, drying of soils and soil movement.  It also introduces the reader to types of materials that may be useful and things to consider during construction.  Although the considerations are brief (much of the report is taken up with UK climate projections) they are likely to act as a catalyst for the reader to undertake further research.