ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division on Resilient and Sustainable Buildings

Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Social Science, Policy, Economics, Education, and Decision (SPEED) Committee of the Infrastructure Resilience Division of ASCE, Resilient and Sustainable Buildings, IRP 7 provides a high-level overview of the methods and outcomes of four major projects funded by the National Science Foundation that focus on different aspects of resilient and sustainable buildings (RSB), ranging from a single building to a full community. IRP 7 is of interest to engineers, planners, architects, and researchers, in order to learn about the direction of research for RSB projects. Five key topics of Resilient and Sustainable Buildings, IRP 7 include:

  1. A comprehensive overview of the four multi-year research efforts;
  2. Commonalities between the projects in approaches and methods and in research gaps;
  3. Differences between the projects in methods as a function of scale and hazard;
  4. Multi-resilient and sustainable soil foundation structural envelope (SFSE) building systems, and;
  5. Decision frameworks for selecting among alternative building system designs.

The Infrastructure Resilience Division develops resources for improving the resilience of civil infrastructure and lifeline systems to all hazards. The Infrastructure Resilience Division was established in 2014 to develop a unified approach to advancing the concepts of resilience within lifeline and infrastructure systems.

Edited by: John W. van de Lindt, Ph.D.; Mehrdad Sasani, Ph.D.; Gordon Warn, Ph.D.; and, Mohsen Zaker Esteghamati, Ph.D.

About the Social Science, Policy, Economics, Education, and Decision (SPEED) Committee

Purpose: to address social science, policy, economics, education, and decision-making aspects of resilience as related to civil infrastructure and lifeline systems to support overall community resilience. Bring together leaders in these disciplines to develop truly resilient communities.

(Source: https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784485057)

© 2023 American Society of Civil Engineers.

About ClimaTwin®

ClimaTwin® is a leading climate risk intelligence solution for infrastructure assets and the built environment.

We empower infrastructure stakeholders to mitigate climate risks and assess adaptation actions across the total asset lifecycle. By connecting complex climate models and infrastructure digital twins, our solution enables engineers, owner-operators, and governments to aggregate, visualize, and analyze disparate datasets, revealing site-specific insights at a hyper-local scale. Benefits include 5-10x near-term returns and lifetime cost-avoidance by mitigating risks to systems, services, and societies.

To learn more about climate risk intelligence for your infrastructure assets, please visit www.climatwin.com today.

© 2023 ClimaTwin Corp. ClimaTwin® is a registered trademark of ClimaTwin Corp. ClimaTwin Basic™, ClimaTwin Enterprise™, the ClimaTwin logo, and Climate Risk Intelligence for Infrastructure Digital Twins™ are trademarks of ClimaTwin Corp. All rights reserved.

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Infrastructure Resilience Publications 7: Resilient and Sustainable Buildings

Infrastructure Resilience Publications 7: Resilient and Sustainable Buildings

Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Social Science, Policy, Economics, Education, and Decision (SPEED) Committee of the Infrastructure Resilience Division of ASCE, Resilient and Sustainable Buildings, IRP 7 provides a high-level overview of the methods and outcomes of four major projects funded by the National Science Foundation that focus on different aspects of resilient and sustainable buildings (RSB), ranging from a single building to a full community. IRP 7 is of interest to engineers, planners, architects, and researchers, in order to learn about the direction of research for RSB projects. Five key topics of Resilient and Sustainable Buildings, IRP 7 include:

  1. A comprehensive overview of the four multi-year research efforts;
  2. Commonalities between the projects in approaches and methods and in research gaps;
  3. Differences between the projects in methods as a function of scale and hazard;
  4. Multi-resilient and sustainable soil foundation structural envelope (SFSE) building systems, and;
  5. Decision frameworks for selecting among alternative building system designs.

The Infrastructure Resilience Division develops resources for improving the resilience of civil infrastructure and lifeline systems to all hazards. The Infrastructure Resilience Division was established in 2014 to develop a unified approach to advancing the concepts of resilience within lifeline and infrastructure systems.

Edited by: John W. van de Lindt, Ph.D.; Mehrdad Sasani, Ph.D.; Gordon Warn, Ph.D.; and, Mohsen Zaker Esteghamati, Ph.D.

About the Social Science, Policy, Economics, Education, and Decision (SPEED) Committee

Purpose: to address social science, policy, economics, education, and decision-making aspects of resilience as related to civil infrastructure and lifeline systems to support overall community resilience. Bring together leaders in these disciplines to develop truly resilient communities.

(Source: https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784485057)

© 2023 American Society of Civil Engineers.

About ClimaTwin®

ClimaTwin® is a leading climate risk intelligence solution for infrastructure assets and the built environment.

We empower infrastructure stakeholders to mitigate climate risks and assess adaptation actions across the total asset lifecycle. By connecting complex climate models and infrastructure digital twins, our solution enables engineers, owner-operators, and governments to aggregate, visualize, and analyze disparate datasets, revealing site-specific insights at a hyper-local scale. Benefits include 5-10x near-term returns and lifetime cost-avoidance by mitigating risks to systems, services, and societies.

To learn more about climate risk intelligence for your infrastructure assets, please visit www.climatwin.com today.

© 2023 ClimaTwin Corp. ClimaTwin® is a registered trademark of ClimaTwin Corp. ClimaTwin Basic™, ClimaTwin Enterprise™, the ClimaTwin logo, and Climate Risk Intelligence for Infrastructure Digital Twins™ are trademarks of ClimaTwin Corp. All rights reserved.

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National Academy of Sciences Presents A Virtual Event on Climate Intervention

Climate intervention techniques are increasingly technically feasible but controversial

The National Academy of Sciences presents “Climate Intervention in an Earth Systems Science Framework: A Workshop,” a two-day, virtual event focused on grounding climate interventions within the framework of earth systems science. With the recent National Academies report Next Generation Earth Systems Science at the National Science Foundation, the workshop presents climate intervention as an “integrative but expansive framework,” including natural and social processes. Further, the event addresses the human, physical, and technical dimensions of climate interventions, within the context of research by the National Science Foundation.

© 2023 National Academy of Science. All rights reserved.

About ClimaTwin®

ClimaTwin® is a leading climate risk intelligence solution for infrastructure assets and the built environment.

We empower infrastructure stakeholders to mitigate climate risks and assess adaptation actions across the total asset lifecycle. By connecting complex climate models and infrastructure digital twins, our solution enables engineers, owner-operators, and governments to aggregate, visualize, and analyze disparate datasets, revealing site-specific insights at a hyper-local scale. Benefits include 5-10x near-term returns and lifetime cost-avoidance by mitigating risks to systems, services, and societies.

To learn more about climate risk intelligence for your infrastructure assets, please visit www.climatwin.com today.

© 2023 ClimaTwin Corp. ClimaTwin® is a registered trademark of ClimaTwin Corp. ClimaTwin Basic™, ClimaTwin Enterprise™, the ClimaTwin logo, and Climate Risk Intelligence for Infrastructure Digital Twins™ are trademarks of ClimaTwin Corp. All rights reserved.

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