STAND4HERITAGE (New STANDards for seismic assessment of built cultural HERITAGE) ambitiously engages in introducing new standards for safeguarding built cultural heritage for the next generations, which is a major societal demand. Due to their large diversity, the accurate description of the structural behaviour of heritage buildings is still an open issue, particularly when subjected to earthquake ground motions.

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May 4

S4H team members recently presented their research work in the 2022 (April 4-8, 2022, Guimarães, Portugal) peer-review meeting of the...

April 24

The Historical and Masonry Structures (HMS) group of the Institute for Sustainability and Innovation in Structural Engineering (ISISE), University of...

February 24

Dry-joint assemblages are common in the masonry built heritage. In addition, many laboratory tests on masonry structures use dry-joint specimens...

February 18

In the last decade several researchers proposed advanced analysis methods for the preventive assessment of heritage buildings. The literature analysis...

January 27

The European Union founded SAFEWAY project is organizing a Workshop on solutions for long-term resilience of infrastructure assets with numerous...

January 9

In the field of masonry, many researchers use numerical approaches to model the behaviour of the whole structure. Classically, there...

January 3

The S4H Team has recently presented two conference papers at the AGU Fall Meeting, 2021 (New Orleans, LA, 13-17 December...

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