Materials and construction method of traditional masonry dwelling (Masia) in Catalonia, Spain

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    Abstract

    History of the traditional stone constructions, which are called Masia, in Catalonia, Spain dates back to the middle ages. Most of the remains were built from the 17th century downward and continue to exist as dwellings in farm area and other buildings afterre novation. This paper identifies the materials and construction methods of ancient Masia which are located at Fatxes area in Vandellos city, mainly focused on the masonry wall on the basis of the results from the interview with various professions, visual inspection and chemical analyses of the materials used in the objective Masia.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)325-330
    Number of pages6
    JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
    Volume14
    Issue number27
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jun

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    Keywords

    • Catalonia
    • Construction method
    • Masia
    • Masonry dwelling
    • Material
    • Spain

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Building and Construction
    • Architecture

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    Materials and construction method of traditional masonry dwelling (Masia) in Catalonia, Spain. / Koshiishi, Naoyuki; Irie, Masayuki; Komatsu, Yukio.

    In: AIJ Journal of Technology and Design, Vol. 14, No. 27, 06.2008, p. 325-330.

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