Ongoing Strengthening of a Building in Van

October 28, 2011 by  
Filed under EERI Team Field Blog, General Information

This is a building in which seismic strengthening was ongoing before the earthquake. Please see the formwork for new concrete shear wall added at ground level. At the time of the earthquake, those shear walls were not poured yet, but the building still stood the strong 7.2 Mw arthquake in Van.

General view of the structure

Formwork of the new shear wall waiting to be fileld with new concrete

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