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Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Ireland host a one day gathering of internationally recognised experts in the field of Seismic Resistant Construction Techniques, Post-Disaster Reconstruction and Building Conservation particularly in remote and developing communities.


This event is part of an EU funded project to build critical understanding and active engagement for UN Sustainable Development Goal "SDG" 11 in support of UN Habitat III & the New Urban Agenda. More specifically it focuses on land rights, disaster resilience, slum upgrading and equality.


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RANDOLPH LANGENBACH, Conservationtech

Over 40 years of experience in the field of building conservation and construction technology. Specialist in earthquake retrofit of historic structures, conservation of masonry buildings, postdisaster damage assessment and repair, development of innovative strategies for costeffective rehabilitation and historic preservation.

He has served as a consultant to UNESCO in Turkey, Georgia, India and Iran; to the World Monuments Fund in Iran and Haiti; to UNHABITAT in Pakistan after both the 2005 earthquake and the 2010 floods; and to the Turquoise Mountain Foundation in Afghanistan. He has documented the damage to historical structures in India from the Bhuj (Gujarat) Earthquake of 2001, the 2002 earthquake in Tbilisi, Georgia, the 2003 Bam, Iran earthquake, and the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir.

MARTIJN SCHILDKAMP, Smart Shelter Foundation

An Architect, Engineer and founder of three Smart Shelter divisions with a passion for alternative materials and experimental construction techniques, Martijn has researched, designed and built numerous projects in Sri Lanka, India, Nepal and Indonesia.

Martijn is currently a visiting researcher in Kyoto University in Japan where they have based a research project on his school design in Nepal. Previously Martijn was a finalist for one of the most prestigious design awards in the world, the Index Award. The theme was ‘Design to improve life’, and nominated was the general philosophy of Smart Shelter Foundation.

KUBILAY HICYILMAZ, Arup

A seismic engineer with Arup based in the Middle East working on complex performance-based structures, retrofitting buildings to improve their life-safety performance, Kubilây has significant experience of working in post disaster situations within the humanitarian sector. He has lead teams in Haiti doing post earthquake damage assessment and training. He implemented an earthquake engineering training programme in the Pakistan Administered Kashmir post 8 October 2005 South Asian Earthquake. He continues to work and provide engineering review and support for a variety of humanitarian organisations.


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