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NZ Herald: No more high rises for rebuilt quake city

Peter Griffin posted in on March 2nd, 2011.

Simon Collins writes in the New Zealand Herald that architects expect no more highrise buildings will be built in Christchurch, following last week’s earthquake. They also expect tougher national standards for strengthening/retrofitting buildings built before the 70s. An excerpt: (read in full here) “He said most modern buildings performed well in an earthquake that was […]

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