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Balancing style with harsher Christchurch quake building standards

16 October 2012


Christchurch is looking forward. It is the South Island's largest city, and the country's second largest – but Christchurch lost its CBD in the earthquakes. They need a new one, quickly, but people want a city centre to be proud of too. And that's a balancing act.

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Discussion Starters

  • Construction Technology : material selection on the basis of performance properties; new building techniques
  • Design in Technology:  balancing performance properties with aesthetics

Keywords: building techniques, design in technology, performance properties, aesthetics, construction technologies, materials technologies

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