COP26 in Context: The importance of building for the environment

A prototype wooden model of the architect's triangular structure, and features scaled down human figures, and boats. The sides of the building are open to allow the viewer to peer inside.

Nigerian-born architect Kunlé Adeyemi's NLÉ studio developed the Makoko Floating School as a prototype for building in areas prone to flooding. The triangular shape gives the structure stability on the water, with a low center of gravity. (B/Flickr/Creative Commons 2.0)

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Today is day 12 of COP26, and the official theme of the day is cities, regions, and built environments. But what is a built environment, and why is the link to climate change so important?

Check back tomorrow for more info on what is being explored on the final day of COP26 — and more good reads to keep you informed!

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