FERMO’S HOSPITAL RETROFITTING – 5th AND 7th PHASES

PLACE: Fermo (FM)

CLIENT: Regional health authority

PERIOD: 2005, currently ongoing

COMPANY’S ROLE: Executive structural and geotechnical design, construction supervisor and safety coordinator

TYPE OF PROJECT: Seismic improvement of existing building

CREDITS:

The 5th phase of the project regards the realization of two new reinforced concrete structures: ambulance vestibule and plant room, and a new covered path realized with steel structure. The 7th phase regards the seismic retrofitting of a portion of the existing building. The intervention regards the insertion of dissipative steel braced formed of dissipative devices installed on steel frames where the energy is dissipated through the relative displacements between floors. Furthermore has been inserted Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymeric in order to increase the strength of some structural elements.