New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Conference
April 13-15, 2012, Christchurch, New Zealand
The Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Arts and Media building was completed in 2011 and consists of three seismically separate complexes. This research focussed on the Arts building as it showcases the use of coupled post-tensioned timber shear walls. These are part of the innovative Expan system...
Currently, more than half of the Canadian housing market is multi-family buildings, and the proportion is growing. Current code relaxation of the height and area limits for wood construction in certain jurisdictions removes barrier that limits the penetr...