Principles for recovery: Sustainable and resilient infrastructurePosted on August 6, 2020 (August 6, 2020) by Years20202019201820172016FuturArc Webinar Series SurveyFAQFuturArc App Demo VideoCategoriesMain FeatureCity ProfileShowcaseCommentaryCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2020Principles for recovery: Sustainable and resilient infrastructureThe UN Environment Programme (UNEP), alongside several partners in the Sustainable Infrastructure Partnership (SIP), developed a set of ten principles for post-COVID-19 recovery focusing on investing in sustainable and resilient infrastructure. To avoid future crises, the Principles recommend that infrastructure ensure resilience through integrated, systems-level planning and built-in flexibility and redundancy.The Principles state that prioritising natural infrastructure will help reduce emissions, deliver essential services such as water and sanitation, protect people and assets from hazards, and support renewed increases in economic activity. According to the Principles, post-COVID-19 infrastructure investments, including those in digital infrastructure, should facilitate new sustainable lifestyles, patterns of mobility, and modes of operation in both urban and rural areas.Read more about here: COVID-19 & architecture: the importance of designing for occupant wellnessAbove article is an excerpt from the International Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD), United Nations. Click here to view the full article. [Principles for Recovery] [UNEP Announcement on Green Growth Knowledge Platform]To read the complete article, get your hardcopy at our online shop/newsstands/major bookstores; subscribe to FuturArc or download the FuturArc App to read the issues for free!Previously Published Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2020COVID, climate and conflict conspire to push up povertyCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2020COVID, climate and conflict conspire to push up poverty Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2020Architecture as a force for goodCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2020Architecture as a force for good Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2020COVID-19: Cities in the frontline of response and recoveryCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2020COVID-19: Cities in the frontline of response and recovery Main Feature, Online Exclusive Feature / The biophilic office: Reconnecting nature to the workforceMain Feature, Online Exclusive FeatureThe biophilic office: Reconnecting nature to the workforce Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2020‘Bold and creative’ solutions needed for a sustainable, post-pandemic economyCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2020‘Bold and creative’ solutions needed for a sustainable, post-pandemic economy Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2020Sustainable developmentCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2020Sustainable development Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2020Creating robust urban ecosystems in post-COVID-19 IndiaCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2020Creating robust urban ecosystems in post-COVID-19 India Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2020Part II: Modular Integrated Construction for sustainable futureCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2020Part II: Modular Integrated Construction for sustainable future Contact us at https://www.futurarc.com/contact-us for older commentaries.