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This paper aims to present, via a case study, an interdisciplinary approach towards the comprehensive analysis of historic constructions. The case study monument examined is the Medieval Manor of Potamia in Cyprus. The work hereby presented was based on a collaboration between scientists from the fields of archeology, architecture, materials science/ conservation and structural engineering. A thorough review of historical sources was initially carried out in order to obtain data concerning the history and construction development of the Manor. Extensive field work was undertaken to study the architectural typology and construction detailing of the structures and to explicitly map the various agents of pathology. For the characterization of the historic fabric, masonry materials were sampled and studied at the laboratory. The accumulated data facilitated the development of a Finite Element (FE) model, which was used to numerically assess the structure’s seismic response.

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Published on 30/11/21
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Volume Interdisciplinary projects and case studies, 2021
DOI: 10.23967/sahc.2021.083
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