8th International Masonry Conference, 4th to 7th July 2010, Dresden, Germany

“Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Masonry Construction”

This year the Technical University Dresden, together with the International Masonry Society (IMS), is hosting the 8th International Masonry Conference.

This conference takes place approximately every four years and is carried out by the IMS. In 2010 it is the first time that it is being held outside Great Britain – in Dresden. The aim in future is that the conference should be staged throughout Europe by different organizers.

The venue is the Hilton Hotel, located centrally near the Frauenkirche. The entire conference will be rounded off by a widely varied accompanying programme, e.g. a concert in the Frauenkirche and the conference dinner. Further information, programme and registration: www.masonry-conference.com.↓

Topics/ Themen

1. Innovative applications of masonry/
Innovative Anwendungen von Mauerwerk
2. Sustainable construction with masonry/
Nachhaltige Konstruktionen mit Mauerwerk
3. New construction techniques and technologies/
Neue Bautechniken und -verfahren
4. Quality assurance/Qualitätssicherung
5. Architecture with masonry/Architektur mit Mauerwerk
6. Prefabrication of masonry structures/
Vorfertigung von Mauerwerksbauten
7. Analysis of masonry structures/
Analyse von Mauerwerksbauten
8. New developments in design and verification/
Neue Entwicklungen in der Bemessung
9. Earthquake resistance and retrofitting/
Erdbebensicherheit und Ertüchtigung
10. Reliability of masonry structures/
Zuverlässigkeit von Mauerwerksbauten
11. Masonry performance/Leistungsfähigkeit von Mauerwerk
12. Masonry and building physics/
Mauerwerk und Bauphysik
13. Masonry in the building envelope/
Hüllenkonstruktionen im Mauerwerksbau
14. Codes and standards/Normen
15. Training and education in masonry/
Aus- und Weiterbildung im Bereich Mauerwerk
16. Historic masonry/Historisches Mauerwerk
17. Case studies/Fallbeispiele
18. Civil engineering applications/
Anwendungen im Ingenieurwesen
19. Masonry research and testing/
Mauerwerksforschung und -prüfung
20. Masonry materials/Mauerwerksmaterialien
21. Restoration – materials/Materialien für die Sanierung
22. Restoration – structures/
Sanierung von Mauerwerksbauten
23. Fire resistance/Feuerwiderstand

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