Technical Advise Earthquake Reconstruction, 13 December 1982 earthquake In Yemen Arab Republic . Improved building system for the Dhamar aided self-help reconstruction project
(1983-1985). Seismic reinforced stone construction. Dhamar site selection 3.7MB, 15
pages. Simple guidelines
for site selection in mountainous areas, illustrated with sketches, Arab
Foreman Manual, section
One, Foundations. 6.7 MB, 40 pages, all illustrations. Step-by-step illustrated
construction manual for self-help construction of earthquake resistant
core-house with reinforced stone masonry. Criteria for site selection,
mixing of mortar and reinforcement. Arabic language text.
Foreman Manuel, section Two, Walls. 6.6 MB, 35 pages, all
illustrations. Step-by-step illustrated manual for self-help
construction of earthquake resistant core-house with reinforced stone
masonry. Criteria for wall construction using prefabricated steel door and
window frames. Mixing of mortar and application of wall reinforcement. Arabic text.
Foreman Manual, section Three, Roof level. 6.8 MB, 30 pages, all illustrations. Step-by-step
illustrated construction manual for self-help construction of earthquake
resistant core-house with reinforced stone masonry. Criteria for roof
construction, diaphragm, waterproofing and drainage. Mixing of mortar and
reinforcement. Arabic language text.
Foreman Manual, section Four, Completion.
? pages, all illustrations in review.
YAR Building Techniques Report 5. 14.2 MB, 60 pages illustrated. 1984 Seismic resistant building
techniques for dressed stone architecture, using hand cast sand cement U-blocks
for wall endings and tie-beams. Low-cost core-house design for assisted
self-help construction. Low use of cement. Strong roof diaphragm. Nagron wire
cage technology for prefabricated, plastered rubble stone houses.
Dhamar aided self-help
reconstruction project: End
Evaluation Report. EU, PDAAV497 , 0.74 MB, 21 pages. Black & White
Review of European commission members after the design
and implementation of several housing projects in the Dhamar region after the 1982-1984 earthquake
Historic temple in Nepal 2003. Reconstruction and Retrofitting of Historic Pagoda
Temples. 3.4MB, 39 pages. Existing and alternative solutions
related to reducing its weight and improving stability.
Tsunami reconstruction after the 26
December 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka
(Jaffna and Mullaitivu districts) and Indonesia (Banda Aceh province and Nias Island).
(Banda Aceh, 2007). Assessment on the engineering of the post-tsunami
resistant construction methods Pakistan and Tajikistan (1999-2011),
Indonesia (2005) and Nepal
(2001-2003) Technical Advice
Reinforced Concrete Construction Aceh (2007), 2.6 MB, 30 pag. In Banda Aceh, 2006. tsunami
reconstruction projects were visited and evaluated. Most new buildings were of good
standards, but some common errors in reinforced concrete design were detected.