Principles for recovery: Sustainable and resilient infrastructurePosted on August 6, 2020 (August 6, 2020) by Years202120202019201820172016FuturArc 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.Previously Published Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2021Is co-living the answer to urban housing unaffordability crisis in Asia?Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature2021Is co-living the answer to urban housing unaffordability crisis in Asia? Commentary / 1st Quarter 2021Water Becomes the New Crude and Other ThingsCommentary1st Quarter 2021Water Becomes the New Crude and Other Things Commentary / 1st Quarter 2021Steering Clear of Catastrophe: Solutions from the Built EnvironmentCommentary1st Quarter 2021Steering Clear of Catastrophe: Solutions from the Built Environment Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2021From ashes to Green concreteCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2021From ashes to Green concrete Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2021China’s impact on construction, economy & environment: A snapshotCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2021China’s impact on construction, economy & environment: A snapshot Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2021Snapshot: Bamboo & brick in VietnamCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2021Snapshot: Bamboo & brick in Vietnam Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2021Consuming content digitallyCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2021Consuming content digitally Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2021Land use and climate change as drivers of pandemic risk and biodiversity lossCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2021Land use and climate change as drivers of pandemic risk and biodiversity loss Contact us at https://www.futurarc.com/contact-us for older commentaries.