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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...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Africa, Pakistan

Stone Masonry House : Rubble stone without/with mud/lime/cement mortar

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

This housing report looks at housing typologies in India, with a focus in the timber frame brick house with attic.

This type of house is used for residential purposes. The building type...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

This housing report is looking at Housing typologies in India, with a focus on a timber-reinforced stone masonry of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh in Northern India.

Despite being...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

This housing report looks at housing typologies in India, with a focus on low-strength dressed masonry buildings.

Construction of stone masonry buildings using easily available local...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This evaluation of the World Bank's experience with natural disasters was done by the Independent Evaluation Group“World Bank at the request of the Bank's Board of Executive Directors....

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This housing report looks at housing typologies in Nepal, with a focus on traditional Nawari houses in the Kathmandu Valley.

The traditional newari house is usually of rectangular plan...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

This housing report is looking at housing typologies in India, with a focus on the Dhajji Dewari.

The Dhajji Dewari is a traditional building type found in the western Himalayas. . Such...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Bangladesh

This report is looking at housing typologies in Bangladesh, with a focus on myud houses. In Bangladesh, a mud house is one of the traditional housing types that are used by poor families mainly in...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Nepal

This housing report looks at housing typologies in Nepal, with a focus on Pillar walaghar. This building type is widely constructed in the urban and semi-urban area of Nepal. It has all the...

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