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Discrete Element Modelling of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings and Parts
Post-earthquake inspections have highlighted that out-of-plane failure of unreinforced masonry (URM) walls is one of the most life threatening hazards related to earthquakes. Connections between structural elements and ...
Economics of Strengthening & Redeveloping Provincial Heritage Buildings for Adaptive Reuse Purposes
The Adaptive Reuse approach [1,2] focuses on changing the use of an existing building to enable it to serve a new function based on the current needs of the owner and the host community, in order to preserve its desired ...
Toolkit of Policies, Programs and Incentives for Resilience and Sustainable Reuse of Heritage Buildings
This project examined alternative polies and incentives that could be combined to make adaptive reuse of heritage buildings become commercially viable. Targeting four core strategic aspects of building/facilities management ...