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Content Type: Resource
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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The majority of housing in cyclone-prone zones is non-engineered thatched construction. These structures have virtually no lateral load resistance mechanism. They can rarely survive even a...

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This study explored the possibility of employing burnt bricks produced locally by completely traditional methods as pavers on unpaved agrarian and rural earth roads in indigent communities. The...

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This report presents a review on non-engineered buildings, that at present make up a substantial part of the Latin American residential fabric. Within the different self-construction practices,...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This presentation highlights the properties of bamboo as a potential building / design / construction / engineering material. It explores the physical anatomy of bamboo, its structural and...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This report by ProAct Network and Gaia Group reviews a growing body of evidence that sound environmental management has a potentially important role to play in reducing many of the risks posed by...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Galvanised Wire Reinforcement (GWR) can be used as earthquake reinforcement for non-engineerd dressed and semi-dressed stone walls, adobe, soil block and rammed earth building constructions. In...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This report elaborates a new framework for the engagement of the engineering & construction industry sector during relief, recovery and prevention efforts as a result of natural disasters. The...

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Date: Jul 2014
Location: World

This book has been produced to help engineers, technicians and project managers ensure that the facilities they design and build are beneficial to all members of society. Using many examples,...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This manual aims to contribute towards ensuring better structural performance in the face of potentially destructive natural hazards, and thus bring safety to people in India. It is intended for...

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