VISUS

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The SPRINT-Lab research team has developed the VISUS (Visual Inspections for defining Safety Upgrading Strategies) methodology. The purpose of VISUS is to define a decision-making support tool aimed at planning strategies for the seismic risk reduction of learning facilities. 

VISUS methodology permits to assess the safety of school facilities at regional scale, with the purpose of supporting the definition of pragmatic safety upgrading strategies. 

VISUS was first developed aiming to assess the safety of school facilities in a seismic scenario, but it is going to evolve into a holistic and multi-hazard approach, considering floods, wind, fire and also safety during ordinary utilization.

About VISUS:

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