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Guidelines regarding housing typologies in Guatemala, with a special focus on adobe brick house. Buildings made of adobe brick masonry can still be found in all parts of Guatemala both in rural...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Adobe mud blocks are one of the oldest and most widely used building materials. Use of these sun-dried blocks dates back to 8000 B. C. (Houben and Guillard 1994). The use of adobe is very common...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Recent devastating losses in earthquakes to housing around the world highlight the need to share information on building construction practices and strengthening technologies. The Earthquake...

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A field reconnaissance in Haiti by a five-member team with expertise in seismology and earthquake engineering has revealed a number of factors that led to catastrophic losses of life and property...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This document is written for building professionals with two key objectives: 1. To improve the understanding of the poor seismic performance of reinforced concrete frame buildings with masonry...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Every year, natural events, such as earthquakes, floods, storms, heatwaves and droughts cause huge humanitarian and economic damage around the world. Although we are now better able to identify...

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Guidelines regarding housing typologies in Guatemala, with a special focus on confined masonry buildings with concrete blocks, tie-columns and beams. The February 1976 earthquake caused severe...

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Guidelines regarding housing typologies in Guatemala, with a special focus on adobe construction with sawn timber roof framing and corrugated iron sheeting. This very small building doubles as a...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Recovery community development following large disasters incorporate many initiativestowards realizing a œsafe and secure community development?. In the Kobe area in particular, there are many...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Peru

Peru is located in a seismic area. From time to time earthquakes occur which affect inadequately constructed houses, causing major damage and in many cases partial or total collapse.

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