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  • A path to more versatile code provisions for slab deflection control 

    Sanabra Loewe, Marc; Capellà Llovera, Joaquim; Ramírez Anaya, Sandra; Pujadas Gispert, Ester (2021-01-15)
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    An assessment of the methods of codes ACI-318 and Eurocode 2 is performed to establish a minimum slenderness for reinforced concrete slabs, which is a simplified method for controlling the deflection of slabs. This assessment ...
  • UAV, digital processing and vectorization techniques applied to building condition assessment and follow-up 

    Serrat Piè, Carles; Banaszek, Sebastian; Cellmer, Anna; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Banaszek, Anna (2020-12-09)
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    The aim of the paper is to explain the basic principles of carrying out an inventory and follow-up of buildings and their condition assessment, by using the Full Interactive Visualization Method for Building Condition ...
  • Restauración de la fachada de Casa Batlló de Gaudí 

    Villanueva Álvarez, Xavier; Olona Casas, Joan; Bosch Prat, Mireia; Villanueva Álvarez, Ignasi; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Rosell Amigó, Juan Ramón; Iglesias Campos, Manuel Ángel (2020-12-21)
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    De acuerdo con el plan director, el proyecto inicial de restauración de la fachada de la casa Batlló del arquitecto Antoni Gaudí, contemplaba una mínima intervención de mantenimiento y conservación. Previamente al inicio ...
  • Plan Director de la Casa Batlló de Gaudí. Gestión y documentación 

    Bosch Prat, Mireia; Olona Casas, Joan; Vargas, Amilcar; Villanueva Álvarez, Xavier; Villanueva Álvarez, Ignasi; Atance, Ana (2020-12-21)
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    La Casa Batlló es un edificio con reconocimiento mundial por ser una obra del arquitecto Antoni Gaudí. El Plan Director de la Casa Batlló establece este hecho como capital en el conjunto de las decisiones que deben adoptarse ...
  • Criterios de intervención en la restauración de la planta noble de la Casa Batlló de Antoni Gaudí 

    Olona Casas, Joan; Bosch Prat, Mireia; Villanueva Álvarez, Xavier; Villanueva Álvarez, Ignasi (2020-12-21)
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    Las vicisitudes acaecidas en la planta noble de la Casa Batlló, provocadas por los usos y habitantes entre los años 1950 y 1990, crearon una modificación sustancial en el valor del conjunto de los espacios. El valor ...
  • A fully interactive visualization method for building condition assessment 

    Banaszek, Anna; Banaszek, Sebastian; Cellmer, Anna; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Serrat Piè, Carles (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-09)
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    The aim of the paper is to introduce a tool for the accurate assessment of the technical condition of buildings. The proposed methodology is becoming an efficient strategy for the massive inspection of building stocks, in ...
  • Contemporary Strategies of Urban Restoration in Complex Historical Environments 

    Bravo Farré, Luis; Bigas Vidal, Montserrat; Zaragoza de Pedro, Isabel; Font Basté, Gloria; Zhang, Yimeng; Esquinas Dessy, Jesús (2019-04-01)
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    We analyze the evolution of the ideas and concepts about architectural refurbishment. Departing from the ideas of Ruskin and Violet le Duc in the European 19 th Century and going through the organic approach after the ...
  • Exploring conditions and usefulness of UAVs in the BRAIN Massive Inspections Protocol 

    Serrat Piè, Carles; Cellmer, Anna; Banaszek, Anna; Gibert Armengol, Vicente (2019-01-01)
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    In this paper authors conduct a case study analysis by implementing the use of UAVs in the data collection within the BRAIN framework for the failures diagnosis of facades. The main goal is to assess the conditions and ...
  • Implementation of a multi-scale predictive system of the degradation of the urban front in Brno, Czech Republic 

    Torres, Anny; Acosta, Lloanna Maria; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Serrat Piè, Carles (2019-01)
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    The unavoidable deterioration of the built urban front in the cities has been increasingly generating a huge environmental impact. From this perspective, it is necessary to develop systematized methods that facilitate ...
  • Use of UAVs for technical inspection of buildings within the BRAIN massive inspection platform 

    Serrat Piè, Carles; Banaszek, Anna; Cellmer, Anna; Gibert Armengol, Vicente (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2019-02)
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    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are becoming more and more popular for use in a various sectors of the economy. The paper presents the results of experiments using a UAV, equipped with a high resolution digital camera, for ...
  • Exploring technological alternatives to the visual inspection method in the built environment 

    Acosta, Lloanna; Torres, Anny; Krejza, Zdenek; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Serrat Piè, Carles (2019-01)
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    Buildings show symptoms and suffer injuries or failures that demand efficient approaches and sustainable solutions in order to maintain or improve their condition. In previous studies, the authors of this paper proposed a ...
  • On the selection of significant variables in a model for the deteriorating process of facades 

    Serrat Piè, Carles; Gibert Armengol, Vicente; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Rapinski, Jacek (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2017)
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    In previous works the authors of this paper have introduced a predictive system that uses survival analysis techniques for the study of time-to-failure in the facades of a building stock. The approach is population based, ...

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