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The Structural Effectivity of Bent Piles in Ammatoan Vernacular Houses

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Médium: article de revue
Langue(s): en 
Publié dans: Buildings, , n. 2, v. 9
Page(s): 42
DOI: 10.3390/buildings9020042
Abstrait:

Ammatoa Kajang vernacular houses are buildings that have existed for a hundred years as residential house buildings. These traditional houses are unique in their use of bent piles. This research examines the strength of the structural system of Ammatoan vernacular houses based on said houses' ability to adapt to various environmental conditions and natural phenomena. This study seeks to enrich these studies by examining the specific structural strength of these buildings. In the face of modernization and extreme climate change, the continued existence of such traditional houses has been threatened. Disaster may strike at any time, and as such we must explore the structural strength of their structures to predict these buildings' ability to endure such events. This research applies an interpretative model to explore the structural system, using a load test to examine the houses' structural strength. Although such a model assumes that each building has the same pitch, each house has its own pitch. Therefore, the measurement results cannot be applied generally to describe the structural strength of every Ammatoan house. This research also notes that the pin joint system, material selection, and application of a grounded foundation are factors that promote these buildings' continued endurance and ability to withstand earthquakes.

Copyright: © 2019 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland.
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  • Publié(e) le:
    22.07.2019
  • Modifié(e) le:
    02.06.2021