Earthquake Hazard Centre

The Earthquake Hazard Centre is a research and information network focused on earthquake-resistant design and construction.

earthquake hazard centre

The Earthquake Hazard Centre (EHC) is a research and information network which disseminates earthquake-resistant design and construction information with a focus upon the needs of Developing Countries.

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A quarterly newsletter is the sole publication of the Centre. The first issue was published in July 1997, for pre 2010 issues email andrew.charleson@vuw.ac.nz.

The newsletter contains research findings, news and information to improve earthquake-resistant design and construction practice. By networking internationally with as many relevant institutions as possible, the EHC provides up-to-date and technologically appropriate information, encouraging improvements to the earthquake performance of the built environment within Developing Countries.

Current newsletter

October 2017 Newsletter

Contents

  • Editorial
  • Virtual site visit no. 46
  • Continuation of a summary of the paper 'Confined Masonry Buildings: The Chilean Experience'
  • First part of the 'Improving housing seismic safety in developing countries: The world housing encyclopedia'

Contact the Earthquake Hazard Centre

Location

Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation
139 Vivian Street, Te Aro
Wellington
New Zealand
Telephone: +64-4-463-6200
Fax: +64-4-463-6204
Email: andrew.charleson@vuw.ac.nz

Postal address

Earthquake Hazard Centre (EHC)
Wellington School of Architecture
PO Box 600
Wellington 6140
New Zealand