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Quito School Retrofit


GeoHazards InternationalGeoHazards International and Ecuador’s Escuela Polit├ęcnica Nacional completed a two year project that retrofitted a sample of seismically vulnerable public schools in Quito. This report explains the Quito School Earthquake Safety Project, which can be replicated in other seismically vulnerable regions of the world.

The report documents the evaluation of vulnerability and provides retrofit designs that were used on 15 different, high-use public schools. The designs were replicated throughout Ecuador.
(1994, 2 MB pdf)

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