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Towards a protocol for built-in resilience to disasters

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conference contribution
posted on 15.12.2015, 16:46 by Lee Bosher, Andrew Dainty, Patricia Carrillo, Jacqui Glass, Andrew Price
Designing and constructing resilient built assets requires an in-depth understanding of the expertise and knowledge on avoiding and mitigating the effects of disasters in order to secure a safe and sustainable future. For that reason, professions involved with the construction industry, and the expertise they can offer, need to become more integrated with Disaster Risk Management (DRM) if lessons are to be learnt from the past and a resilient built environment created for future generations. However, there is a lack of guidance and awareness, and poor involvement in DRM activities by key construction stakeholders in the UK. The ongoing PRE-EMPT Project aims to develop a protocol that can ensure that a more resilient built environment is attained via the structured integration of DRM strategies into the construction sector's decision-making processes. This paper outlines the research programme and explains the role that it could play in developing a more resilient built environment.

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School

  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Published in

Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2007 - Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference

Volume

2

Pages

831 - 840

Citation

BOSHER, L.S. ... et al, 2007. Towards a protocol for built-in resilience to disasters. IN: Boyd, D. (ed.), Proceedings 23rd Annual ARCOM Conference, 3-5 September 2007, Belfast, UK. Association of Researchers in Construction Management, Vol. 2, pp.831–40.

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© ARCOM / © the authors

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VoR (Version of Record)

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

2007

ISBN

9780955239007

Language

en

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Loughborough Publications

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