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Post-earthquake Renewal In The Soca Valley Region, From The Aspect Of Preservation Of Traditional Buildings And From The Economic Point Of View

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR010101

Volume

55

Pages

10

Published

2001

Size

1,166 kb

Author(s)

B. Dolinsek, J. Kos & I. Janezic

Abstract

The paper contains an analysis of the costs involved in the repair and strengthening of the traditional stone-masonry buildings which were damaged in the western part of Slovenia, next to the River Soca, by the earthquake of 1998. Most of the damaged buildings consisted of older, stone-masonry buildings having one or two storeys, which are typical of the local architecture. The general post-earthquake renewal policy required that as many existing buildings as possible be repaired and strengthened so that villages as a whole retained their previous appearance, and that

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