Prepared by the Risk and Resilience Measurement Committee of the Infrastructure Resilience Division of ASCE
Resilience-Based Performance: Next Generation Guidelines for Buildings and Lifeline Standards, IRP 3, focuses on the enhancements that are needed in the design and construction of buildings and lifeline systems to support a community’s social stability, economic vitality, and environmental sustainability.
|•||Characterization of communities and their supporting infrastructure,|
|•||Metrics and assessment methods for community resilience,|
|•||Metrics and assessment methods for building and lifeline performance, and|
|•||A conceptual framework for developing resilience-based performance standards.|
Current code-based standards focus on the performance of individual facilities and are out of sync with the resilience needs of the broader community. This Infrastructure Resilience Publication provides the basis of a new approach that will be of interest to engineers, economists, planners, and government officials.