Seismic reinforcing

Seismic reinforcing

The structural strengthening of a building to resist seismic forces, using shear walls or partition trusses or increasing the size of structural members.
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Contract awarded for Seismic reinforcing works (sections 19, 20, 24)
To avoid upsetting the decor, Hughes steered away from conventional methods of seismic reinforcing and opted to reinforce the structure by designing new shear walls located in existing wall cavities.
The $50-million project will include removal of the existing tower structure, seismic reinforcing of the base building, and a new horizontal addition that will include a 20-bed SCI center.