World Housing Encyclopedia: Single-Family Reinforced Concrete Frame Houses

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and International Association for Earthquake Engineering (IAEE)

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This document presents technical characteristics of homes commonly found in sub-urban areas in northern Algeria. The researched single-family reinforced concrete frame houses are not designed according to the requirements of the seismic code, though exhibit common details outlined in this report. The document illustrates common layouts and details, and seeks to clarify seismic vulnerability of the region’s typical architecture.

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Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

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