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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November 13

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

November 2

Dr Marco Funari has recently joined the S4H Team as Postdoctoral Researcher. Dr Funari also served as a postdoctoral researcher...

October 27

Mrs. Vadalà from Italy recently joined the S4H team as a Ph.D. student. Federica graduated from the University of Catania,...

October 18

Mr Szabo recently joined the S4H team as a PhD candidate. Simon is graduated from the Budapest University of Technology...

September 20

Dr. Onur Kaplan visited the University of Minho to give a lecture about a novel post-earthquake structural damage assessment approach...

September 13

Mr. Hussaini from Iran recently joined the S4H team as a Ph.D. student. Sajad graduated from Sharif University of Technology,...

August 31

The S4H Team has recently published a research paper in the Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE). The paper numerically investigates...

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