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2021 Built Environment Social Equity Survey
In December 2020, the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) held a social equity roundtable with over two dozen organizations…
Portland Resilient Runway Benefit-Cost Analysis
Oregon could experience a magnitude-8.7 or larger earthquake within 50 years that causes catastrophic deaths and damage. Portland…
NIBS calls to establish a National Mitigation Resource Portal
The National Mitigation Resource Portal (NMRP) aims to enhance community resilience by convening and streamlining mitigation efforts…
The Role of the NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions in the Development of Nationwide Seismic Building Code Regulations: A Thirty-Five-Year Retrospective (February, 2021)
The NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures plays a key role to introduce best available science…
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…
NIBS Annual Report 2019
Enclosed in this Annual Report to the President of the United States you will find an overview of everything the National Institute of…
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…
AIA-NIBS Modular and Off-Site Construction Guide
The Modular and Off-Site Construction Guide serves as a primer on the modular approach for architects. It includes: value and…
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…
NEHRP/PUC Recommended Future Issues and Research Needs (September, 2021)
As part of its efforts to regularly update the NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for New Buildings and Other Structures, the…