Cool Your 'Microclimate' in an Ever-Hotter World

In a new op-ed published in collaboration with the Urban Resilience Project, Robert D. Brown (author of Design With Microclimateshares how to make our living environments more pleasant and safer in the era of climate change. 

Brown writes:

The field of microclimatic urban design studies how the design of outdoor environments modifies prevailing conditions to make them feel cooler.  The field asks two questions: What elements of the atmospheric environment affect the amount of heat a person experiences? And which of these elements can be modified by the way a place is designed? 

Read the full piece published in The Messenger HERE