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 / 2021The built environment: Its role in improving health and well-beingCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2021The built environment: Its role in improving health and well-being Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2021Sustainable cities of the futureCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2021Sustainable cities of the future Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2021The circular economy could save life on Earth – starting with our citiesCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2021The circular economy could save life on Earth – starting with our cities Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2021Decarbonising cities: How to harmonise buildings, mobility and infrastructureCommentary, Online Exclusive Feature2021Decarbonising cities: How to harmonise buildings, mobility and infrastructure Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature / 2021Five reasons to be optimistic about clean energy in 2021Commentary, Online Exclusive Feature2021Five reasons to be optimistic about clean energy in 2021 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 Contact us at https://www.futurarc.com/contact-us for older commentaries.