BU551 Learnings from the Canterbury earthquakes
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BRANZ Bulletin
- PDF, Hard copy
This free bulletin gives an overview of the learnings that came from examination of damaged buildings by BRANZ engineers.
The bulletin covers:
- role of the building code
- liquefaction and lateral spreading
- ground shaking
- housing stock characteristics
- learnings from the earthquakes, including hill sites, connections, slabs and foundations, heavy elements and cladding, walls, non-structural components and overall house performance.