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More Christchurch buildings marked for demolition

John Kerr posted in on April 15th, 2011.

As more buildings in Christchurch are tagged for demolition, NZ Herald reporter Paul Harper looks at what the future holds for the city’s planners and how they might be informed by the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Conference currently being held in Auckland today. Update: The conference has also received coverage on TV3’s morning show Firstline, which […]

Rebuilding Christchurch – earthquake engineers call for rethink

John Kerr posted in on April 13th, 2011.

Engineers are calling for a rethink in building design and standards in the wake of the Christchurch earthquakes. Designing to save buildings as well as lives would improve the resilience of crucial infrastructure following high magnitude quakes. A major gathering of earthquake engineers from New Zealand and overseas kicks off in Auckland tomorrow (14-16 April). The […]

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