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The Academy for Healthcare Infrastructure Research Team 5 Report: Reducing Capital Costs
This is the report of the Academy for Healthcare Infrastructure's Team 5. Facilitated by Dennis Bausman, PhD, of Cornell University…
Results from an Expert Roundtable on Utilization of Public-Private Partnerships to Promote High-Performance Public Buildings in the United States
This report, developed jointly by the National Institute of Building Sciences and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors…
The Academy for Healthcare Infrastructure Research Team 3 Report: Project Acceleration / Speed to Market Strategies
This is the report of the Academy for Healthcare Infrastructure's Team 3. Facilitated by Rebekah Gladson, FAIA, of rggroup global and…
Financing Energy-Efficiency and Renewable-Energy Projects
In this report, the Institute’s Council on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (CFIRE) examines the current and potential roles of…
Developing Pre-Disaster Resilience Based on Public and Private Incentivization
This white paper, released by the Institute’s Multihazard Mitigation Council (MMC) and Council on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (…
Off-Site Studies: Solid Timber Construction
Solid timber construction (STC) refers to different types of massive wood planar or frame elements used for walls, floors, roofs,…
Building Offsite an Introduction
The following document is an introduction to Building Offsite. Funded by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES). The…
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…
Report of the Results of the 2014 Off-Site Construction Industry Survey
In 2014, the National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council set out to get an understanding of how the…
Design Guidelines for the Visual Environment
Low vision is characterized by vision that is no longer correctable by glasses, contact lens, surgery, or medication. Low vision is…