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1302, 2023

A Seismic Retrofit case study with different strengthening solutions

February 13th, 2023|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The recent Turkey - Syria earthquake inspired us to write a blog post about the importance of seismic retrofit of existing buildings. The current example - case study - employs a typical building built in Southern Europe in the late 1980s. The building has 4 floors of approximately 200 m2 each, and a soft storey at the ground level.

102, 2022

Seismic Isolation

February 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

This post aims to present main aspects of seismic isolation in the strengthening of a reinforced concrete building, the available types of base isolation, as well as their advantages and disadvantages.

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