Research funded by: EEFIT Research Grant 2017
Researcher: Valentina Putrino and Dina D’Ayala
Organisation: University College London
This research will improve the existing fragility functions used to evaluate the seismic vulnerability of historic city centres in Italy.
The study of the efficacy of different strengthening solutions has supported the amendment of the Italian seismic code, amongst others, and generated lessons applicable to India, Nepal, Portugal and Greece.