Palace in Angola

Palace in Angola, Luanda
Clients: Tecnilab
Start Year: 2008
End Year: 2009




Short Description:

The palace is more than 100 years old and built using colonial style architecture with mansonry consisting of two storey balconies and an internal court. The building has experienced some settlements in the center that caused substantial cracks on the facade.



Aim of monitoring:

To monitor the cracks and settlement over the frontal facade.



Systems: SOFO
Number of sensors: 12
Main results:




Presidential Palace in Luanda
SOFO sensors location
Related Papers:
Application of SHM techniques in the restoration of historical buildings: the Royal Villa of Monza, A. Del Grosso, A. Torre, m. Rosa, B. Lattuada, 2nd European Conference on Health Monitoring, July 7-9, Munich, Germany - 2004
Monitoring of Heritage Structures and Historical Monuments Using Long-Gage Fiber Optic Interferometric Sensors - An Overview, Branko Glisic, Daniele Inaudi, Daniele Posenato, Angelo Figini, Nicoletta Casanova , The 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure - SHMII-3, November 13-16 - (on conference CD) - 2007
Long-term deformation monitoring of historical constructions with fiber optic sensors, D. Inaudi, N. Casanova, B. Glisic, 3rd International Seminar on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions, Guimaraes, Portugal, November - (Univrsity of Minho Publisher, pp. 421-430) - 2001