WIT Press


The Reform Of Story-increasing And Anti-seismic Strengthening Of Certain Historical Buildings

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR010121

Volume

55

Pages

6

Published

2001

Size

472 kb

Author(s)

H. Xuanjiang, C. Haosheng & Z. Xiaohou

Abstract

This article introduces as an actual example the effective reform of a certain historical building which has already been used for more than 40 years. It was a 3-storeyed dormitory and is mow increased to a 7-storeyad one. In this way not only the usable area is much more enlarged, but also it has completed an anti-seismic strengthening work. Now the building has taken a new look! Also highly increases its usable time, thus obtaining remarkable social and economic benefits. We have accumulated the successful experience for protection, reform and renewing of a historical building. 1 Introduction The 2# quarters for singles of a certain factory were originally built in 1954 with reinforced brick construction, was a 3-storeyed

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