Building Resilience in Boston Manual by Linnean Solutions

The renowned Building Resilience in Boston report is the result of Linnean’s review of national and international research, publications, planning documents, and extensive interviews conducted by Linnean of local experts to establish best practices related to increasing the resilience of cities. Linnean performed a vulnerability analysis for Boston's building stock and its residents, created a comprehensive list of actions to provide policy-makers, architects, engineers, and the community at large with a single source of practical resilience solutions. The report was initiated by the Boston Society of Architects for the Boston Green Ribbon Commission.

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Strategies for Multifamily Building Resilience Manual
Enterprise Community Partners

 
Strategies for Multifamily Building Resilience Manual by Linnean Solutions
 

In response to Superstorm Sandy, Linnean provided critical research to create the nation’s first resilience manual geared toward low-income multifamily housing. The cutting edge manual provides a comprehensive set of solutions and best practices to make affordable housing properties more resilient and less vulnerable to the current and future effects of climate change. Linnean evaluated these strategies for their applicability in the context of multifamily affordable housing, for their effectiveness against a range of natural and man-made disasters, for their cost of installation, and for their feasibility of implementation. Linnean collaborated with the Resilient Design Institute and Curtis + Ginsberg Architects with funding from Enterprise Community Partners

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