Conservation of historic buildings in
 a seismic zone

A New Zealand perspective

  • Ian Bowman Ian Bowman Architect & Conservator, Wellington, New Zealand

Abstract

Following the accepted principles and practice of conservation of historic buildings in New Zealand is complicated by the proximity to earthquake activity. The author's own research, outlined in this article, draws some conclusions.

References

Bowman, I.A., "Conservation in a Seismic Zone". Unpublished Thesis, University of York, 1985.

New Zealand National Society for Earthquake Engineering, "Earthquake Risk Buildings, Recommendations and Guidelines for Classifying, Interim Securing, and Strengthening", 1985.

State of California Documents Section, "State Historical Building Code", State of California, title 24, Building Standards, Part 8, 1981.

UNESCO and ICOMOS, "Meeting of Experts on the Protection of Monuments in Seismic Areas, December 1977'; as printed in UNESCO, ICOMOS, and Conseja Nacional Para le Protection de la Antigua Guatemala, Final Report.

UNESCO, ICOMOS, and Conseja Nacional Para le Protection de la Antigua Guatemala, "Seminar-Cum-Training Course on the Protection of Monuments in Seismic Areas, November, 1979", Final Report.

ICOMOS, "International Experience in the Conservation of Cultural Property in Earthquake Zones, Udine, April 1977". Second Draft, ICOMOS Centre de Documentation.

UNESCO and the Yugoslav Commission for UNESCO. "International Meeting of Experts on the Protection of the Cultural Heritage Against Violent Natural Phenomena and their consequences", Skopje. January/February 1983, Final Report.

N.Z. Institute of Quantity Surveyors Inc., Seminar Bay of Plenty Earthquake, 30.9.87.

Published
1988-06-30
How to Cite
Bowman, I. (1988). Conservation of historic buildings in
 a seismic zone. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 21(2), 128-134. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.21.2.128-134
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Articles