Flexible strategies for long-term sustainability under uncertainty

  title={Flexible strategies for long-term sustainability under uncertainty},
  author={William H Fawcett and Martin Hughes and Hannes Krieg and Stefan Albrecht and Anders Vennstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Building Research \& Information},
  pages={545 - 557}
Assessing the economic and environmental life cycle impacts of long-lasting construction projects presents numerous methodological challenges. Three advances over established methods are presented for the life cycle evaluation of construction projects. First, future uncertainty during the project life or study period is explicitly accounted for. This involves moving from a deterministic approach requiring precise data to a probabilistic approach where uncertain variables are defined by ranges… 
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