STAND4HERITAGE

NEW STANDARDS FOR SEISMIC ASSESSMENT OF BUILT CULTURAL HERITAGE

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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January 16

While the influence of the component strength on the structural behaviour of Historic Masonry Structures is relatively well studied, few...

December 12

Two of the team members, Dr Shaghayegh Karimzadeh and Dr Vasco Bernardo, in collaboration with Assist Prof Onur Kaplan from...

December 5

In line with the research on WP1 of the S4H project, we would like to invite you to participate in...

November 29

The PI of S4H, Prof. Paulo Lourenço, and the PhD student Mr. Georgios Vlachakis have initiated a collaboration with the...

November 21

Dry stone masonry retaining walls (DSRWs) are made of rubble stones assembled without mortar. This vernacular technique has allowed the...

November 14

The S4H team has released the second newsletter of the STAND4HERITAGE project, which highlights the progress of the S4H project...

November 7

Many variables influence the seismic behaviour of masonry structures. However, few researchers investigated the influence of such geometrical and mechanical...