Sustainable Engineered Structural Solutions Laboratory
The research focus of the Sustainable Engineered Structural Solutions Laboratory is on developing high-performance carbon-neutral systems and structures, as well as related performance-based optimum design procedures for engineers to provide them with cost-effective solutions for the next generation of buildings and sustainable urban development, also featuring structural resilience against extreme events (e.g., earthquakes).
So far, research mostly focused on integrating new engineered wood products, structural elements, and prefabricated hybrid composite systems into a coherent framework of innovative methods of design for multi-story residential buildings.
- Timber Engineering
- Structural Engineering
- Earthquake Engineering
- Displacement-based design of timber structures
- Seismic design and analysis of timber buildings
- Industrialized construction systems for multi-story buildings
- Innovative design methods for mass timber construction
- Development of design guidance for hybrid buildings in earthquake-prone areas
- Towards a rational design of tall wood-based buildings
- Naturally-inspired industrialized construction systems
- Experimental tests of timber assemblies