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Masonry walls: Rehabilitation and Innovation


The Masonry Walls Seminar 2015: Rehabilitation and Innovation took place on June 18th, 2015, in the Rectory Building of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Campolide Campus, Lisbon). This seminar followed on from previous editions held in 2001, 2007 and 2011, dedicated to the discussion of issues related to masonry walls (structural and non-structural ). This fourth edition was dedicated in particular to seismic rehabilitation and innovation in the area of old masonry walls and non-structural walls.

The seminar featured the participation of several national experts in the field of masonry, being directed to engineers, architects, companies in the construction sector and other professionals interested in the study / structural behavior of structural and non-structural masonry walls (belonging to historical or vernacular buildings, or to current buildings of reinforced concrete), and their rehabilitation.

The Organizing Committee,
Paulo B. Lourenço, Fernando Pinho, Graça Vasconcelos, Válter Lúcio