Increases in natural disasters, health-crisis, and cyber threats, along with rising construction costs and skilled labor shortages have created more questions on how to protect assets and operate without disruptions on your campus. Resilience for the built environment is the ability to maintain safety while continuing to operate with little to no disruptions. “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long-range risks of comfortable inaction,” John F. Kennedy.
1. Understand the advantages of designing with resilience in mind.
2. Evaluate types of resilience and how they can be effective.
3. Understand when it is important to talk about resilience and when to implement.
4. Explore how to leverage resilient construction methods to reduce operational outages and maintain safety.