Curated Summaries for Housing
Curator: Juan Carlos Obando Fuertes, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile


Preliminary Reconnaissance Observations by CIGIDEN and Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

A preliminary Reconnaissance Observation Report has been created for EERI by the National Research Center for Integrated Natural Disasters Management, CIGIDEN, and the Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. Download the six page Report of...


HOUSING – Illapel Earthquake

October 19, 2015 by  
Filed under Housing

Juan Obando [1], David Ugalde [1], Diego López-García [2],[3]   In the area affected by the earthquake, which includes the cities of Illapel (30,000 inhabitants), Coquimbo (200,000 inhabitants), and La Serena (198,000 inhabitants), the percentage of housing units with damage exclusively caused...


World Housing Encyclopedia Reports for Chile

September 21, 2015 by  
Filed under Housing

EERI & IAEE’s World Housing Encyclopedia (WHE) is a collection of resources related to housing construction practices in the seismically active areas of the world. The mission is to share experiences with different construction types and encourage the use of earthquake-resistant technologies...