Local seismic cultures: a European research program for the protection of traditional housing stock

B. Helly


The research activity of the Ravello European Center for Cultural Heritage in seismic risk areas is part of the
Council of Europe's Major Risks EUR-OPA agreement. The program aims to identify traditional antiseismic
building techniques. with a view to subsequent revitalization, tapping know-how within the local community.
This requires analysis of the techniques and methods that have developed over the years in local communities.
The multidisciplinary research program set up for this purpose has adopted the archeological approach.
thereby recognizing that physical and inaterial assets provide a key source of information.


traditional housing stock;prevention;traditional antiseismic techniques

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.4401/ag-4059
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Published by INGV, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia - ISSN: 2037-416X