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Repair of face brick facades in two ovoid-shaped residential buildings in Granollers (Barcelona)

Author
Diaz, C.; Cornado, C.; Guma, R.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
I International Symposium on Building Pathology
Date of publication
2015
Presentation's date
2015-03-25
Book of congress proceedings
I International Symposum on Building Pathology
First page
539
Last page
545
Publisher
FEUP Ediçoes, S.A.
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/77103 Open in new window
Abstract
In buildings with face brick facades, the inadequacies of stability and the subsequent risk of detachment of ceramic material are a very common damage when the outer brick sheet is continuous or partially continuous in front of the slabs. When the building takes a curved shape, the problem increases as an uncompensated thrust outwards the facade appears. However, this thrust is nonexistent when facades are flat. In the present case, the brick facades of two ovoid–shaped ten-storey residential ...
Citation
Diaz, C., Cornado, C., Guma, R. Repair of face brick facades in two ovoid-shaped residential buildings in Granollers (Barcelona). A: International Symposium on Building Pathology. "I International Symposum on Building Pathology". Oporto: FEUP Ediçoes, S.A., 2015, p. 539-545.
Keywords
brick facades, building pathology, building repair, facade repair
Group of research
REARQ - Rehabilitation and Architectural Restoration

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