Construction Manual for Earthquake-Resistant Houses Built of Earth

The solutions proposed in this manual concentrate on low-cost single-story houses, built from earth in rural areas of earthquake-prone zones. They are based on research projects carried out at the Forschungslabor für Experimentelles Bauen (Building Research Laboratory) of the University of Kassel, Germany, on the analysis of earthquake damage in Latin America.

2001 , Gernot Minke

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One response to “Construction Manual for Earthquake-Resistant Houses Built of Earth”


    For considering the structural safety, human life the survival strategies should be taken advance way without compromising the structure as on for safety consideration from the structural designer consideration and the misuse of technology harmful to the structure of the various structures and the designer should be very careful about as the aspect of design consideration and also considering the misuse and harmful utilization of advanced technology, to sustain the structure and to protect the valuable life.

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