Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission Te Komihana Rūwhenua o Waitaha Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission – Te Komihana Rūwhenua o Waitaha

Those who lost relatives and friends in the 22 February earthquake can be assured that there will be a very thorough inquiry into the failure of buildings that resulted in loss of life.
Chair, Justice Mark Cooper

The Performance of Earthquake Strengthened URM Buildings in the Christchurch CBD in the 22 February 2011 Earthquake: Addendum Report by Associate Professor Jason M. Ingham and Professor Michael C. Griffith, October 2011

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This report comments on the performance of earthquake strengthened unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings located in the Christchurch CBD, during the 22 February 2011 earthquake.

The report also provides details on the performance of various earthquake strengthening techniques used in these buildings. The report should be read in conjunction with the authors' earlier report and the peer review reports of Mr Turner and Mr Lizundia, which are available to download on the Royal Commission website

[Publication Log: Original publication date: 26 October 2011, Summary updated to improve formatting: 3 November 2011]

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    Record ID Attachment Author(s) Subject(s) Building(s) Action
    ENG.UOA.0002PDF, 111 pages, 3.49 mb
    • Griffith, Michael C
    • Ingham, Jason M
    • University of Auckland
    • Unreinforced Masonry Buildings (URM)

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