Miguel Ferreira Mendes's scientific contributions

Publications (4)

Conference Paper
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Over the past two decades, CRAterre, together with partners as well as other organizations sharing similar views on post-disaster reconstruction and vulnerability reduction programs, has promoted an efficient approach towards the mobilization of local knowledge and resources related to housing. Experiences and lessons learned through these projects...


... If the assessment demonstrates that a solution is promising to minimize the depletion of natural resources, it may further address the possibility to bring it up to higher standards by the usage of advanced manufacturing (for example, 3D printing of custom molds or joints) that can be employed locally. As relevant, international educational and research collaborations may be set involving suitable local stakeholders and institutes to map [73] and support innovation in vernacular technology. Pilot studies ...