WIT Press

Emergency Protection Of War Damaged Buildings And Recycling Of Building Materials

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR990691

Volume

42

Pages

7

Published

1999

Size

785 kb

Author(s)

N. Strufe

Abstract

The Protection of War Damaged Buildings and Waste Management, Reconstruction of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, was performed for the European Administration of Mostar (EUAM) following the local cease-fire agreement in 1994 between the Muslim and Croat warring fractions. The protection work comprised all "protected buildings" (historical buildings) exposed to damage excluding those of which had be demolished due to the extent of damage. A number of other important buildings also required protection. In some cases the protection work was performed as emergency demolition/protection work comprising the most urgent precautions to secure the building and the public against any hazards. 1 Introduction "Restoring of public utilities and repair of houses are preconditio

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