Construction Manual for Earthquake-Resistant Houses Built of Earth

The solutions proposed in this manual concentrate on low-cost single-story houses, built from earth in rural areas of earthquake-prone zones. They are based on research projects carried out at the Forschungslabor für Experimentelles Bauen (Building Research Laboratory) of the University of Kassel, Germany, on the analysis of earthquake damage in Latin America.

Collections Disaster Mitigation Disaster Risk Reduction Practical Answers Response and Reconstruction United Kingdom
Issue Date 2001
Format Manual
Rights Holders GIZ (GTZ)