Industrial Buildings outside the CBD – 16MAR2011

Today I spent the day entirely outside the CBD. Nathan and I were following up on a contact given us by one of the volunteer engineers doing building assessments. The purpose of today was to look at damage to industrial facilities and how they fared during the recent event. We spent most of the day in...


MCEER Report on Steel Damage Now Available

March 11, 2011 by  
Filed under Steel & Industrial Buildings, Structural

The following is a report prepared by Michel Bruneau, Charles Clifton, Greg MacRae, Roberto Leon and Alistair Fussell.  The report entails preliminary observations on the performance of steel buildings in Christchurch, as well as damage inspections and proposed explanations for the satisfactory performance...