Tackling Climate Change, Super-Slender Towers, and more, in this Week’s Round Up 5/30/16 – 6/3/16

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According to the International Energy Agency, if higher building standards are enforced, not only will people benefit from greater reassurance against needless disasters, but the buildings will also use less energy. This will lead to a vast reduction in carbon emissions. Learn about tackling climate change, and more, in this week’s round up of building and construction industry news.

Make Building Standards Top Priority for Tackling Climate Change, says IEA Chief

8 Steps to Prepare Construction Sites for Hurricane Threats

Construction Industry No Longer Getting Left Behind in Technology

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Super-slender towers are being built all over New York — but why the recent change in design? It has more to do with economics than engineering. Learn about this trend, and more, in this week’s round up of architecture and design industry news.

Skyscraper Museum Chronicles Explosion of “Super-Slender” Towers in New York

Inside the Architecture of Shenzhen's Urban Villages

The Case of the Missing Energy Model