Roofing Magazine: Definition of Resilience

Roofing Magazine: Definition of Resilience: Hospital Provides a Lesson in Preparing for Weather Events Architects and building owners are focusing on building resilience into the fabric of a structure to mitigate the impact of future devastating weather events. And the roof is getting new attention as an important component of a truly resilient structure. An… Read More

FEMA GUIDE ON SCHOOL SAFETY: SAFER, STRONGER, SMARTER

This FEMA Guide provides up-to-date, authoritative information that schools can use to develop a comprehensive strategy for addressing natural hazards and upgrading the resilience of school buildings. It is intended to be used by administrators, facilities managers, emergency managers, emergency planning committees, and teachers. It also provides information that could be of great use to members of… Read More

CE Course: Exploring Resilient Building Design

Exploring Resilient Building Design; Past experience with disasters inform current design decisions By Peter J. Arsenault, FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP Learning Objectives – After this course, you should be able to: Identify and recognize the basic principles and terms associated with resilient building design and disaster mitigation. Assess a variety of methods to protect a… Read More

Building Enclosure: Resiliency in Construction

Title: Resiliency in Construction Source: Building Enclosure Author: Louisa Hart Link: http://www.buildingenclosureonline.com/articles/86679-resiliency-in-construction Introduction There’s been intensifying discussion recently about the resiliency of the buildings where we work and live, how we can improve their odds at surviving natural disasters and ensure that they can rebound quickly to be fully functioning. André Desjarlais leads the Building… Read More