Conservation of 20th c. architectural heritage

  • P. Brugnera, M. Costa, G. Roberti
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    The saddle-shaped shells, or hyperbolic paraboloids, often joined together to form a pitched roof or an inverted umbrella, were used by many pioneers in structural architecture, [...]

  • A. Brencich, M. Nebiacolombo
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    The Hennebique system was the most successful among the patented systems in the pre-code period even though the design rules were not completely clear. Anchorage of the re- [...]

  • R. Ceravolo, G. De Lucia, E. Lenticchia, G. Miraglia, A. Quattrone, F. Tondolo, E. Matta, G. Sammartano, A. Spanò, C. Chiorino, G. Bruschi, P. Faccio, A. Nann
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    The paper presents the overall objectives of a funded research program for the development of a Conservation Plan (CP) for the two halls by Pier Luigi [...]

  • A. Georgiou, M. Hadjimichael, I. Ioannou
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    The conservation of 20th century concrete heritage structures poses a major challenge worldwide. Whilst these structures possess a remarkable architectural value [...]

  • I. Bucur-Horváth, J. Virág
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    During the 20th century, reinforced concrete brought historical structural systems back into modern times, transforming them into high-performance structures. Reflection [...]

  • G. Redondo, S. Naldini, B. Lubelli
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    Historic concrete buildings (end of 19th century – 1960s), because of their “experimental” character, require a specific approach to both survey [...]

  • I. Marcos, L. Garmendia, I. Piñero, Z. Egiluz, E. Briz, A. Gandini
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    Reinforced concrete was introduced by patented systems into Spain towards the end of the 19th c. Early patents were effectively foreign trademarks, although [...]

  • J. Ranogajec, S. Vučetić, J. van der Bergh, B. Miljević, H. Hiršenberger
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    Modern urban areas represent our recent past with great aesthetic and heritage value which should be maintained and preserved for the future. One of [...]

  • P. Sielicki
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    In the early 20th century, rapid industrial growth around the world enabled the development of many advanced mechanical structures. Some of these structures were [...]

  • G. Dmochowski, P. Berkowski, J. Szolomicki, M. Minch
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    The paper presents a historical outline of structural solutions of reinforced concrete floors from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries to the half of the 20th century [...]

  • L. Nicol
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    Ottawa’s landmark Union Station was constructed between 1902 and 1912 to house Ottawa’s central railway station. Located in the Ottawa downtown core, it’s situated a [...]

  • A. Rouhi, N. Shrive
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    Brooks Aqueduct in Alberta, Canada is one of the largest and most sophisticated reinforced concrete aqueducts in the world. Now a national historic site, Brooks Aqueduct was [...]

  • A. Rouhi, N. Shrive
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    The tipple building located within the Greenhill Mine complex (a Provincial historic site) in southern Alberta, Canada is a reinforced concrete frame with a steel superstructure. [...]

  • S. Pasterkamp
    SAHC.

    Abstract
    Prefabricated concrete piles have been used for the foundation of bigger buildings for about a century. Often a change in function, an addition (also vertically) or another [...]

History of construction and building technology

Inspection methods, non-destructive techniques and laboratory testing

Interdisciplinary projects and case studies

Management of heritage structures and conservation strategies

Numerical modeling and structural analysis

Repair and strengthening strategies and techniques

Resilience of historic areas to climate change and hazard events

Seismic analysis and retrofit

Structural health monitoring

Vulnerability and risk analysis

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