Preservation Conference Mexico

September 24, 2014 – Kevin Vazquez and Elizabeth Manning, members of MBJ’s preservation engineering group, will speak at the Ninth International Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions (SAHC) conference in Mexico City, Mexico, October 14-17. Their presentations are entitled “Moving a Listed House in Mexico City for Preservation” and “Tube-Jack Testing: Regular Masonry Wall Testing,” respectively. During the four-day conference, experts and young researchers alike will address topics of cultural heritage, environmental sustainability, life cycle, occupant safety and comfort, and technology as these apply to historical constructions world-wide. Both Elizabeth and Kevin hold Erasmus Mundus Advanced Masters Degrees in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions.

Click on the presentation titles above to view abstracts of their papers. Post-conference (after 10/17/2014), you may e-mail Elizabeth and Kevin at and to receive the full papers.