• Elena Perria Institute of Building Construction and Timber Structures Technische Universität Braunschweig
Palabras clave: Construction techniques, wood, Europe, colonies, structural systems


This paper is a general description of the state-of-the-art on the European and colonial building techniques found in wooden buildings that currently exist. The description of the use and diffusion of the wooden structures is made by a brief explanation of the relative structural systems, as well as the peculiarities of the elements that compose it, its operating principles, the points of weakness and the joints used. Thus, the English and German techniques of structural timber frameworks are described in detail. On the other hand, other structural techniques and their evolution are presented through a review of works and documents that describe them accurately.

Biografía del autor/a

Elena Perria, Institute of Building Construction and Timber Structures Technische Universität Braunschweig

Dr. Ing Elena Perria has a Postdoctoral position for the projekt: “Wooden rowlock with wedges as a possibility of new repair connection for the monument protection requirements”. Since 2016 is scientific assistant at the Technische Universität Braunschweig, Institut für Baukonstruktion und Holzbau. Her Last publication: Perria, E.; Sieder, M.; Hoyer, S.; Krafczyk, C. (2017): Survey of the pagoda timber roof in Derneburg castle. In: Tucci, G.; Bonora, V. (Hrsg.): The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, (Volume XLII-5/W1, 2017) (S. 509-514). GEOMATICS & RESTORATION – Conservation of Cultural Heritage in the Digital Era, GeoRes 2017, Firenze, Italia. doi: 10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-W1-509-2017.


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Cómo citar
Perria, E. (2019). TIMBER STRUCTURAL TECHNIQUES FROM THE DAWN OF THE CIVILIZATION TO THE EXPANSION OF CITIES IN THE XIX CENTURY IN EUROPE AND ITS COLONIES. Revista M, 15, 80-114. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.15332/rev.m.v15i0.2180