Seismic Retrofitting Project
Now available, two new project reports:
Testing of Materials and Building Components of Historic Adobe Buildings in Peru
This publication summarizes and describes the conclusions of more than 300 experimental tests carried out from 2011 to 2014 as part of Seismic Retrofitting Project and characterizes the material properties and structural behavior of the components of the four building prototypes selected for this project.
Informe Sobre el Análisis de Condiciones, Diagnóstico y Pruebas de Protección para las Pinturas Murales, Templo Santiago Apóstol de Kuñotambo
This publication encompasses the methodology designed by the Dirección Desconcentrada de Cultura of Cusco and the GCI for the stabilization and protection of the wall paintings of the church Santiago Apóstol de Kuñotambo prior to the start of the seismic retrofitting of the church.
Also from the Seismic Retroffiting Project and on the Getty Iris:
How Safe are Historic Earthen Sites? Earthquakes and engineers can tell you, by Paulo Lorenço and Maria Pia Ciocci of ISISE at University of Minho writing about the computer modeling and structural analysis they developed for the project.