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Gensler, in latest report, highlights where resilient design could make the greatest impact on the built environment

October 2, 2018

By the mid 21st Century, over three quarters of the world’s population could be living in urban areas. Relentless urbanization must reckon with the reality of climate change, which compels AEC firms and their clients to rethink the built environment with an eye toward resilience and preservation.

“The greatest potential impact comes from design itself,” states Gensler in its third annual “Impact by Design” report, which the architectural firm releases today. Gensler asserts that while the business case for sustainable design “has never been clearer,” the specifics for achieving higher levels of sustainability “are changing.”

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