ASTM WK62996

    New Guide for Building Resiliency Assessment

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    Developed by Subcommittee: E06.25 | Committee E06 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK62996

    1. Scope

    a. Identify existing ASTM or other standards relevant to building resiliency b. Perform a gap analysis on what topics and issues still need to be documented c. Develop a guide for evaluating a buildings resiliency d. Recommend if a standard practice should be developed


    Keywords

    resilience; resiliency; resilient; disaster mitigation; assessment; flooding; seismic; earthquake; wind; hurricane; tornado; extreme event; recovery;

    Rationale

    There is a growing number of standards, varying in terms of which hazards they address, the scale of analysis, and performance outcomes. This guide attempts to provide the built environment industry professionals and government regulators a better comprehension of resiliency and standardize a practice for evaluating new construction designs and existing buildings.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    04-10-2018

    Technical Contact:
    Brett Farbstein

    Status:
    Draft Under Development