Massive Bauwerke aus Mauerwerk unter den Herausforderungen des Klimawandels
|Published in:||Mauerwerk, 2014, n. 5, v. 18|
Massive masonry constructions under the challenges of climate change.
The German Masonry Congress was held in Berlin in September 2013. It covered the topic "masonry under the challenges of climate change". The Congress brought the realization that the climate change, especially since the beginning of the 21st century, in the form of various natural disasters is clearly noticeable. Reinforced onpassing heat and cold waves, more storms with lightning and hail and heavy rain, recurrent floods and the increase of tornadoes are clear signs. More security, more protection from the impact of natural events to gain in various ways. One way to limit material damages caused by natural disasters is the conscious choice of robust constructions and suitable building materials. In the following article the discussion initiated at the German Masonry Congress 2013 will be continued based on the latest findings of climate research and recent statistics from the insurance companies to settle claims from natural disasters. Changing demands from climate change, particularly on residential buildings and non-residential buildings with living quarters, are presented.
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