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Priority Buildings: a guide to the earthquake-prone building provisions of the Building Act

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Priority Buildings: a guide to the earthquake-prone building provisions of the Building Act
A guide to priority buildings, a category of earthquake-prone buildings with shorter time frames for remediation.

The methodology to identify earthquake-prone buildings

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > The methodology to identify earthquake-prone buildings
A key document to use when identifying, assessing or making decisions on potentially earthquake-prone buildings.

Module 1: Overview of the geotechnical guidelines

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Module 1: Overview of the geotechnical guidelines
An overview of the geotechnical guidelines, including some technical detail on estimating ground motion parameters.

Module 2: Geotechnical investigations for earthquake engineering

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Module 2: Geotechnical investigations for earthquake engineering
Module 2 of the geotechnical guidelines provides guidance on geotechnical investigation for earthquake engineering.

Module 3: Identification, assessment and mitigation of liquefaction hazards

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Module 3: Identification, assessment and mitigation of liquefaction hazards
Guidance for the identification, assessment and mitigation of liquefaction hazards, replacing NZGS Module 1 (July 2010).

Module 4: Earthquake resistant foundation design

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Module 4: Earthquake resistant foundation design
Principles for good foundation design, up-to-date practice and implementation of Royal Commission recommendations.

Module 5: Ground improvement of soils prone to liquefaction

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Module 5: Ground improvement of soils prone to liquefaction
Covers principles of ground improvement design, up-to-date practice and Canterbury earthquake recommendations.

Module 5A: Specification of ground improvement for residential properties in the Canterbury region

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Module 5A: Specification of ground improvement for residential properties in the Canterbury region
Specification for ground improvement, specifically for liquefaction mitigation in residential Canterbury properties.

Module 6: Earthquake resistant retaining wall design

Building Code compliance > B Stability > B1 Structure > Module 6: Earthquake resistant retaining wall design
Covers principles of seismic design of retaining walls of a routine nature throughout New Zealand.

Rapid post disaster building usability assessment – geotechnical

Managing buildings > Post-emergency building assessment > Building assessment, including field guides and forms > Rapid post disaster building usability assessment – geotechnical
A field guide to promote a consistent approach to rapid building usability assessments for geotechnical professionals.

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