Practice Advisory 2: Pay attention to the basics – structural concepts and load paths
- Valid from
- Information provider
- Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
- Information type
- Section 175 guidance
Sound structural concepts are recognised as critical to the performance of structures, particularly in earthquakes. Reports such as the Hunn Report and our report on the Scarry letter, indicated that some designs and drawings did not adequately demonstrate the designer’s intentions in a clear and concise manner that enabled accurate checking at building consent stage.