• Development of a fragility model for the residential building stock in South America 

    Villar-Vega, Mabe; Silva, Vitor; Crowley, Helen; Yepes, Catalina; Tarque, Nicola; Acevedo, Ana Beatriz; Hube, Matias A.; Gustavo, Coronel D.; Maria, Hernan Santa (EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING RESEARCH INST, 2017-05-01)
    South America-in particular, the Andean countries-are exposed to high levels of seismic hazard, which, when combined with the elevated concentration of population and properties, has led to an alarming potential for human ...
  • Modeling the Residential Building Inventory in South America for Seismic Risk Assessment 

    Yepes-Estrada, Catalina; Silva, Vitor; Valcarcel, Jairo; Beatriz Acevedo, Ana; Tarque, Nicola; Hube, Matias A.; Coronel, Gustavo; Santa Maria, Hernan (EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING RESEARCH INST, 2017-02-01)
    This study presents an open and transparent exposure model for the residential building stock in South America. This model captures the geographical distribution, structural characteristics (including information about ...