RIPARA – Integrated systems for the seismic retrofitting of architectural heritage


The project aims to develop an innovative technology for the seismic protection of historic buildings, using a strengthening system with micro-strands or thin bands of stainless steel. The project includes experimental activities, field surveys with innovative detection technologies, system prototyping, and validation through seismic tests on the shake table. Computational tools will be developed for advanced structural modeling and expeditious approaches for the ranking/planning of interventions.

The consortium includes Roma Tre University (Coordinator), Sapienza University of Rome, the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, ENEA, and Edil Cam Sistemi srl (industrial partner)

The project is funded by Regione Lazio, within the Technological District for Cultural Heritage (DTC).