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Protecting sensitive constructions from tunnelling: the case of World Heritage buildings in Barcelona

Author
Ledesma, A.; Alonso, E.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Géotechnique
Date of publication
2017-10
Volume
67
Number
10
First page
914
Last page
925
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1680/jgeot.SiP17.P.155 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/108609 Open in new window
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/318979997_Protecting_sensitive_constructions_from_tunnelling_the_case_of_World_Heritage_buildings_in_Barcelona Open in new window
URL
http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/doi/10.1680/jgeot.SiP17.P.155 Open in new window
Abstract
Construction of the tunnel for the high-speed Madrid–Barcelona–France railway link across central Barcelona became a major technical and social challenge due to the impact of the tunnel on nearby historic buildings (two of them, the Sagrada Familia basilica and Casa Milà, being United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) World Heritage structures). Protection of sensitive buildings from tunnelling-induced movements relied on the construction of a stiff pile wal...
Citation
Ledesma, A., Alonso, E. Protecting sensitive constructions from tunnelling: the case of World Heritage buildings in Barcelona. "Géotechnique", Octubre 2017, vol. 67, núm. 10, p. 914-925.
Keywords
diaphragm & in situ walls, ground movements, tunnels & tunnelling
Group of research
MSR - Soil and Rock Mechanics

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