Shopping Centre Seismic Rectification

Shopping Centre Seismic Rectification


Location: Melbourne, Victoria


  • Assessment of installed Non-Structural Elements for compliance to AS1170.4
  • Rectification of Non-Structural Elements to comply with AS1170.4 seismic requirements. 
  • The following elements were assessed & rectified as necessary: mechanical, electrical, fire protection, ceilings & partitions and lifts & escalators.

Design Considerations:

  • Reduction of risk to building occupants
  • Impact and disruption to building tenants
  • Installability of rectification solutions
  • Cost of rectification

Design Requirements:

  • AS1170.4 Earthquake Actions in Australia
  • AS5216 Design of post-installed and cast-in fastenings in concrete