Presentations during the CA'REDIVIVUS project

  1. 3.-10. July 2005 XXIInd World Architecture (UIA) Congress “cities: grand bazaar of architectureS”, Istanbul, Turkey
    poster: “Economic Efficiency and Applicability of Measures for Seismic Retrofit in Bucharest, the Capital of Romania”
    poster: “From the Participative Models in the 70s to Newer Communication Forms in Architecture and Urbanism”
  2. 28. August – 1. September 2005 EE-21, Ohrid, Macedonia
    Oral presentation: “Assessment criteria for historic reinforced concrete buildings in Europe”

  3. 5.-11. September 2005 IASS Symposium, Bucharest, Romania
    invited oral presentation: “(Un)Sincerity in the Exterior Expression: Spatial Structures in the Avantgarde Architecture”

    oral presentation: “Reassessment of Lessons Learned from Shells for Spatial Multi-Storey Structures”

  4. 28.-30. September 2005 European Marie Curie Conference 2005 'Making Europe more attractive for researchers', 28-30 September, Tuscany, Italy,
    oral presentation: “Preservation of historic reinforced concrete housing buildings in Europe”

    rapporteur to the session “Interdisciplinarity of research”

  5. 1.-4. November 2005 International Conference “250th Anniversary of the 1755 Lisbon Earthquake”, Lisbon, Portugal.
    poster presentation: “A new understanding of catastrophe prevention?”
  6. 2.-7. April 2006 3rd European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria
    oral presentation: “Historical structure materials in earthquakes”

    poster: “A case study of the role of earthquake displacement spectra in assessing physical vulnerability of buildings”
    poster: “ca'redivivus: early RC housing and urban seismic risk”
    organisation of session (convener): “Natural Hazards’ Impact on Urban Areas and Infrastructure” – special issue in “Natural Hazards” (Springer) in work, contact person Dr. Vladimir Schenk, Czech Academy of Sciences
    organisation of session (convener): “Challenges to historical materials in urban/anthropic environment” – special issue in “Journal of Architectural Heritage” (Taylor and Francis), editors Paulo B. Lourenço and Pere Roca in work; contact person Prof. Pere Roca, Barcelona, ICOMOS member. Since the number of accepted contributions was not sufficient to make a special issue, the work towards will be credited in the editorial of the issues in which the papers will be published. However, there is a book initiative on “Materials in Historic Structures” (Springer) for which the contract has been signed and the deadline for receiving papers is 15th of June 2007. Co-Editors are Richard Prikryl, Prague and Ákos Török, Budapest.
  7. 10.-12. April 2006 MC2: Putting the Knowledge Based Society in to Practice, Manchester, UK
    oral presentation: “The spread of central European modernism to earthquake prone areas of the continent and challenges for the preservation of reinforced concrete heritage buildings“

  8. 18.-22. April 2006 8th National US Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, US
    oral presentation: “‘CA’REDIVIVUS’: A Project on the Preservation of European Historic Reinforced Concrete Housing Buildings – The Concept”

  9. 5.-8. June 2006 The second fib Congress, Naples, Italy
    oral presentation: “Regression Based Criteria Determining for Preservation Strategies of Early RC Buildings”

  10. 3-8. September 2006 European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Geneve, Switzerland
    oral presentation: “Earthquake Displacement Spectra in Assessing the Physical Vulnerability of Buildings – A Case Study”
    coming soon
    poster presentation: “Challenges to Historic Reinforced Concrete Housing Architecture in Earthquake Prone Areas of Europe”
  11. 13-15. September 2006 International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering Symposium, Budapest, Hungary
    poster presentation: “Collaborative issues in retrofitting historical RC buildings”
  12. 1-3. March 2007 Thirty Years from the Romania Earthquake of March 4, 1977, Bucharest, Romania.
    oral presentation: “Retrofit Systems and Retrofit Strategies Investigated on The Model of Typical Mid-Rise Interwar Buildings in Bucharest, Romania”

  13. 15-20. April 2007 European Geosciences Union 4th General Assembly, Vienna, Austria
    oral presentation: “Impact of seismic retrofit on interwar RC housing”

    poster presentation: “Extension of a Rapid Visual Screening to a survey system including quantitative information for vulnerability studies”
    poster presentation: “Meet the author: Economic efficiency and applicability of building strengthening measures for seismic retrofit (case of Bucharest, Romania)”
    organisation of session (convener): “Natural Hazards’ Impact on Urban Areas and Infrastructure”, special issue
  14. 26-27. April 2007 International Symposium of Seismic Risk Reduction, The JICA Technical Cooperation Project in Romania, Bucharest, Romania
    poster presentation: “Vulnerable Housing Typologies in Bucharest, Romania”
  15. 16.-18. July 2007 8th International Symposium on Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, Patras, Greece
    oral presentation: “Comparative study of FRP seismic retrofit of existing URM infilled RC structures from a construction management point of view”
    poster presentation: “Geo-composites employed in construction industry”

  1. 26.-27. August 2005 4th European Workshop for Irregular and Complex Structures, Thessalonica, Greece
    oral presentation: “Typological Analysis of Early Reinforced Concrete Housing Buildings in Romania”

Other Scientific Meetings
  1. 31 September 2005 Annual General Meeting of the Marie Curie Fellowship Association, Pisa, Italy
    oral presentation: “Research in the technical side of architecture”

  2. 24-25 May 2007 The 7th International ROSE School Seminar, Pavia, Italy
    oral presentation: “Assessment of the impact of seismic retrofit on 1920-1940 blocks of flats with reinforced concrete structure”