Conservation image Seismic Stabilization of Historic Structures (1990–1996)
A project of the Getty Conservation Institute

The large-scale model of the Church of St. Nikita, constructed to test seismic stabilization techniques. The model—first unretrofitted, then retrofitted—was subjected to simulated earthquakes on a computer-controlled shaking table at IZIIS. Photo: Courtesy the Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology.