Sustainable Construction For the Future
31 January 2023 | Lisa Hall
Lessons learned from a Florida residential community that bested Hurricane Ian
New techniques are making it possible to minimize the impacts of a hurricane, and the example of Babcock Ranch could have useful applications for communities across the coastal regions of North Carolina.
Babcock Ranch is a residential community in Fort Myers, Florida. It made national headlines for weathering Hurricane Ian, which made landfall on Cayo Costa Island as a Category 4 hurricane in late September 2022.