Retrofitting timber house foundations on sloping sites - Build 183 (2021)

Abbreviation
Retrofitting timber house foundations on sloping sites
Valid from
1/04/2021

Information provider
´╗┐BRANZ Limited
Information type
BUILD article
Format
Website, PDF

Description

Houses built on sloping sites have performed poorly in recent earthquakes. BRANZ experiments have shown how to retrofit pre-1960s timber house foundations to significantly improve seismic performance.

Scope

This article includes the following:

  • Differing stiffness causes problems
  • Four different foundations tested
    • Pre-1960s and NZS 3604:2011 foundations
    • Weight added and shaking begins
  • Piles rocked noticeably
  • Retrofitting improved performance
  • Results can be applied to houses
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Retrofitting timber house foundations on sloping sites - Build 183 (2021)

Description

Houses built on sloping sites have performed poorly in recent earthquakes. BRANZ experiments have shown how to retrofit pre-1960s timber house foundations to significantly improve seismic performance.

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Retrofitting timber house foundations on sloping sites - Build 183 (2021)
Description

Houses built on sloping sites have performed poorly in recent earthquakes. BRANZ experiments have shown how to retrofit pre-1960s timber house foundations to significantly improve seismic performance.

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Retrofitting timber house foundations on sloping sites - Build 183 (2021)

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