Crack Stitching, Christchurch
The pictured two storey brick building was seismically retrofitted in 2007. Alterations to the internal layout were made. Selected internal…
Strength in New Zealand
Using a range of Helifix remedial systems, structural integrity was re-introduced into this building, situated in central Auckland, and strength added in anticipation of future seismic events.
Façade Strengthening, Dunedin
As part of a comprehensive strengthening program scheduled to run over at least the next decade, DryFix were used to tie the two whythes of the building’s second floor unreinforced masonry (URM) wall.
Limestone Pinning, Christchurch
Following the 22 February 2011 earthquake and subsequent partial collapse of the Cathedral, a method had to be quickly devised and implemented to improve the strength of connection between the cladding and the volcanic stone.
Historic New Regent Street, Christchurch
DryFix ties were installed to several buildings to secure the outer masonry leaf to the inner brickwork which contributed to the performance of these buildings during the February 2011 earthquake.
Wall Tie Retrofit, Lincoln
Minor repairs to this multi-story building were required following the 4 September 2010 Darfield earthquake.
Remedial Wall Tie Review, Canterbury
Results from an independent report into the performance of Helifix ties installed as part of seismic strengthening projects in Christchurch
Seismic events on both sides of the Tasman
Collaborative project investigating the seismic retrofitting of masonry buildings, involving researchers from both sides of the Tasman, continues to make headway.
Earthquake Repair, Canterbury
Cracks in the brickwork were stitched using the Crack Stitching system.