The roof is usually the first thing to fail when a building is damaged in a severe storm. This risk can be minimised by making sure there are good structural connections.
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The 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck Christchurch on 22 February 2011 and the many aftershocks have been an enormous test of the performance of buildings. BRANZ Structural engineers provide some initial thoughts on how houses performed.
Christchurch-based builder Chris Beer believes the keys to running a successful building company are people, communication and commitment to quality.