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Case study for the application of deconstruction criteria when implosion is used for demolition

Case study for the application of deconstruction criteria when implosion is used for demolition

Proof of the technical and economic feasibility of deconstruction in a real case of demolition of an apartment block using implosion in the area of La Pau in Barcelona. It was possible to make a rational waste management as per the criteria of Decree 201/1994.

1995|Public client
Implementation guide of the Decree 201/1994 regulating demolition and construction waste

Implementation guide of the Decree 201/1994 regulating demolition and construction waste

Helps to define and clarify the concepts in the Decree, to submit evidence that proves compliance and to make clear the responsibilities of the different players involved in waste management. It assists in the drafting of the waste management project that has to be submitted when applying for planning permission for new projects of demolition, excavation and building.

1995|Public client
Proposal to amend the building code introducing the reuse of demolition materials

Proposal to amend the building code introducing the reuse of demolition materials

One of the barriers that prevents the reuse of demolition materials is the building code itself since it does not contain any explicit provision regarding the use of waste. After seeking advice among prominent members of the drafting committees of the EH and PG-3 building codes, ??a proposal to make appropriate modifications has been drafted.

1995|Public client
Deconstruction manual

Deconstruction manual

Didactic handbook about deconstruction methods and techniques that emphasize the minimization of demolition waste. With graphical illustrations on how to address issues such as disassembly, separate collection and recycling of materials, in order to contemplate them in the design phase.

1995|Public client
State of the art of demolition techniques

State of the art of demolition techniques

State of the art of the techniques for demolition of buildings, identifying the optimal combinations between construction and deconstruction systems, and the areas of compatibility with the process of selective salvage of materials. Includes experiences from other countries that show the feasibility of recycling and reusing in the current technical and economic context.

1995|Public client