Arid Lands Newsletter--link to home page No. 47, May 2000
Desert Architecture for a New Millenium

Zegarra et al.: Full-scale mock-up of one-story house

This full-scale, non-reinforced mock-up adobe house is typical of one-story houses in in the highlands and coastal areas of Peru. It was constructed to allow collection of data on typical behavior of non-reinforced adobe houses in earthquakes. full-size model

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