Tag: Earthquake

Seismic Assessment of Earthquake Damaged Heritage Buildings- IPNEZ SESOC Document

"Engineers have an ethical responsibility to respect and respond to value judgments that society has made. Society considers it unacceptable to sustain significant loss of life in an earthquake. This is and must remain the top priority. However, society also considers that significant heritage buildings should be respected and retained when possible and appropriate…"

This PDF has been circulating in the wilds of the email world... (more…)

Here Is Your Chance To Make The New Zealand Government Pay For Saving Christchurch’s Heritage

Interested? Every one of your heritage dollars donated to the Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Buildings Fund will be matched dollar for dollar by the New Zealand Government.

The fund is an approved donee organization so a tax credit …
The Canterbury Earthquake Heritage Buildings Fund  has a fundraising web site up and running here. (more…)