BU674 Seismic retrofitting houses with piled foundations on sloping sites
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Houses on piled foundations built on sloping sites have often performed poorly in earthquakes.
This bulletin shares the practical findings of experimental tests run by BRANZ in partnership with Victoria University that have shown that a simple and relatively inexpensive retrofit can markedly improve seismic resilience.