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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December 24

The S4H Team team wishes you a lot of joy and happiness during this holiday season. May the upcoming year be...

December 14

A new six-camera Digital Image Correlation (DIC) system arrived at the UMinho laboratory last week. The Stand4Heritage project will use...

December 8

The STAND4HERITAGE team will be presenting the project at an online mini-workshop this Thursday (10th December) at 10.30 am GMT....

November 9

Computations in masonry structures: From the mesoscale to the super-large / super-complex. Professor Paulo B. Lourenço recently gave a very...

November 2

A powerful earthquake of Mw=7.0 hit the Aegean Sea last Friday, causing more than 60 fatalities and severe damage to...

October 20

The first granite specimens ordered from Granitos do Norte arrived at the university last Thursday. These blocks were first measured...

October 12

A very interesting meeting was held last week at the lab facilities of UMinho. The main focus of the meeting...

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