Irregular bracing needs to change - Build 168 (2018)
- Irregular bracing needs to change
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BRANZ research suggests changes are needed to the bracing provisions in NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings to avoid the damage to irregularly shaped houses that occurred in the Canterbury earthquakes.
THE 2011 Canterbury earthquakes provided a valuable test laboratory for the study of seismic performance of residential buildings.