Beca Christchurch provided a cutting-edge Tectonus solution that removed two concrete shear walls from the conventional design, creating space, light and cost savings for the client.
Dialog and Fast + Epp found a way to make North America's tallest all-timber brace frame building in a high seismic area using Tectonus technology.
Structure Design won their client's approval for this 13-story apartment building with an innovative retrofit scheme that saw a concrete shear wall converted to a rocking shear wall with Tectonus hold-downs.
Award-winning structural engineering firm Fast + Epp wanted their Vancouver head office to be sustainable and resilient, opting for CLT shearwalls and Tectonus seismic hold downs.
CGW Engineers wanted a cost-effective way to deliver a resilient design for this high-importance level building, that didn't add bulk to the structure.
Timber Engineering designed this showcase CLT structure which was built in just 15 days. Tectonus hold-downs enable near zero residual drift in a design-level earthquake.
Dunning Thornton needed to earthquake-proof a stunning design by Studio Pacific architects, that mirrored the distant mountain skyline with a folded plate roof structure.
Yealands experienced severe disruption from an earthquake in 2016. When a proposed retrofit saw a reduction in tank volume, they looked to Tectonus for a viable alternative.
Founded in 1952, Tawa Baptist Church sits on a seismically active zone and needed retrofitting to increase resiliency. The engineer's Tectonus-based solution came in at half the client's budget.
Beca designed the new civic center and library building for Ashburton District Council. A damping-only Tectonus solution combined with post-tensioning achieved the right balance of damping and self-centering.
WSP engineers went with rocking CLT shear walls and Tectonus hold-downs for this multi- story timber structure housing a new administration office, reception, staff offices and classroom.
New Zealand Wineries provide wine-making services with reliable tank storage to premium local and international wine labels. With the expansion of facilities, Tectonus was proud to provide seismic protection for the new block of wine tanks.