BU536 Upgrading piled foundations to resist earthquakes
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- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BRANZ Bulletin
- PDF, Hard copy
This bulletin discusses options for upgrading the foundations to reduce the risks of earthquake damage.
This bulletin does not deal with foundation damage resulting from liquefaction.
The bulletin covers:
- pile connections
- subfloor bracing, including houses with or without concrete perimeter walls or corner walls and
- timber jack stud subfloor framing
- houses with large open spaces beneath them.