Heritage hotel case study: Seismic retrofit of an unreinforced masonry building prior to the Canterbury earthquakes

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dc.contributor.author Misnon, Noor en
dc.contributor.author Abeling, Shannon en
dc.contributor.author Hare, J en
dc.contributor.author Jafarzadeh, R en
dc.contributor.author Ingham, Jason en
dc.contributor.author Dizhur, Dmytro en
dc.contributor.editor Masia, M en
dc.contributor.editor Alterman, D en
dc.contributor.editor Totoev, Y en
dc.contributor.editor Page, A en
dc.coverage.spatial Sydney, Australia en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-15T02:26:40Z en
dc.date.issued 2018-02-12 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-7259-0019-9 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/41564 en
dc.description.abstract The Heritage Hotel (aka Old Government Building) is a prominent unreinforced masonry Italian High Renaissance palazzo building located in Christchurch, New Zealand, that is listed as a Category I historic place. In 1991 the Christchurch City Council purchased the building to prevent its demolition and to preserve its historical significance to the city. In 1995 the Heritage Hotel building was seismically retrofitted to fully meet the NZ Building code (NZS 4203:1992). The retrofit work included partial building demolition, installation of new structural lateral load-resistant systems, and the retrofit and refurbishment of individual building elements. The total cost of the retrofit and refurbishment in 1995 was approximately NZ$3.75 million. Detailed observations following the 2010/2011 Canterbury earthquakes showed that the building was subject to only minor damage after the September 2010 earthquake. While the February 2011 event caused some damage to exterior stonework and flooding in the basement due to liquefaction, the damage was easily repaired and the building was fully functional by September 2013. The seismic retrofit of the Heritage Hotel allowed for an important heritage aspect of the city to be retained for future generations. Reported herein are details of the seismic retrofit and post-earthquake performance observations. en
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dc.relation.ispartof 10th Australasian Masonry Conference en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Masonry Conference Masonry Today and Tomorrow en
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dc.subject Seismic retrofit en
dc.subject refurbishment en
dc.subject masonry building en
dc.subject Canterbury earthquakes en
dc.subject heritage building en
dc.title Heritage hotel case study: Seismic retrofit of an unreinforced masonry building prior to the Canterbury earthquakes en
dc.type Conference Item en
pubs.begin-page 687 en
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pubs.author-url https://cmaa.blob.core.windows.net/files/10AMC%20Proceedings%20E-version.pdf en
pubs.end-page 696 en
pubs.finish-date 2018-02-14 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
pubs.start-date 2018-02-12 en
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pubs.subtype Proceedings en
pubs.elements-id 728217 en
pubs.org-id Engineering en
pubs.org-id Civil and Environmental Eng en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2018-03-03 en

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