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Practice Advisory 20: Improving earthquake performance of secondary structural elements

Practice Advisory 20 fig 1b

Careful design and construction monitoring of secondary structural elements will ensure good earthquake performance, which can save lives and costs. This Practice Advisory advises how to improve the performance of secondary structural elements during earthquakes.

This information was confirmed as current in December 2016.

  • Published on 23 November 2016
  • Of interest to Contractors, Building owners, Maintenance personnel, Building consent authorities, Designers, Architects, Structural engineers
  • ISBN: 978-0-947524-81-4 (Online)

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: