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This article describes research into affordable housing in Ethiopia by implementing architectural prototypes. The use of architectural prototypes in the development process is discussed in terms...

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This research in Building Ethiopia - Sustainability and Innovation in Architecture and Design (volume I) poses an attempt to understand the dwelling typologies in the city of Addis Ababa in order...

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Discussion on section 1 (Design and Construction Technologies) and section 2 (Dissemination and Implementation) with noted from field visits to National House Building Research Institute, Dhaka;...

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This paper highlights the combination of use of stabilized earth blocks as an indigenous material for construction and composite building materials in Nigeria, and further stressed that the...

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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

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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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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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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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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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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