Support Systems to Maintain Building Function Continuity in the Event of a Disaster – A Case Study Introducing the Concept of Rate of Awareness of Important Information in the Central Monitoring Room
Yukihiro Masuda and Koji Akamatsu
Toyohashi University of Technology, 1-1 Hibariga-oka, Tempakucho, Toyohashi, 441-8580 Aichi, Japan
In the event of a disaster, it is important to maintain the functions of buildings that will act as a base for operations. Here, we proposed an evaluation method to determine whether maintenance of building functions will be possible in the event of a disaster, and performed a case study on an actual building. Among all the information that is necessary for continued usage of important work space in the event of a disaster, the amount of information that can currently be monitored through central monitoring system is expressed as an index called the rate of awareness.
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