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Reports
2019 Moving Forward: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council
The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) serves as the unbiased forum for discussing issues and identifying opportunities…
2020 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions (October 2020)
The following publications were prepared for the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency by the…
35th Anniversary Report
In December 1968, the United States Federal Government’s National Commission on Urban Problems sounded an alarm. The Commission had…
A Business Process Engineering Approach to Managing Security and Resilience of Lifeline Infrastructures
The National Institute of Building Sciences project team undertook the present project to operationalize the NIPP 2013 framework into…
A Roadmap to Resilience Incentivization
This document proposes to develop and demonstrate a set of public and private incentives to owners of buildings and other…
Assessment to the U.S. Congress and U.S. Department of Energy on High Performance Buildings
The United States enjoys one of the highest standards of living in the world. One contributing component of this standard of living is…
BSSC 2020 NEHRP Provisions Resource Paper: Resilience—Based Design and the NEHRP Provisions (February 2020)
A Part III Resource Paper approved for the 2020 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Building and Other Structures addresses…
BSSC Project 17 Final Report Development of the Next Generation of Seismic Design Value Maps for the 2020 NEHRP Provisions
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) act cooperatively…
BSSC Tool For 2020 NEHRP Provisions Seismic Design Map Values
This web-based interface tool is to allow users to preview seismic design map and related parameter values proposed for the 2020 NEHRP…
Building Offsite an Introduction
The following document is an introduction to Building Offsite. Funded by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES). The…