Seismic assessment of Westwave Aquatic Centre, Auckland

Key Services

  • The Westwave Aquatic Centre consists of four unique building portions designed in the 1960s, 1980s and early 2000s.
  • We undertook a Detailed Seismic Assessment of the complex and provided structural concepts for improving the building to above 67%NBS and above 100%NBS.
  • Each building portion is structurally very different, featuring long span trusses and highly irregular geometry.
  • Detailed site inspection and investigations to determine the as-built configuration of the building;
    3D linear and non-linear computer aided analysis of the primary and secondary structural elements in accordance with MBIE’s Part A and Part C.
  • Design of the comparative seismic retrofit options for the various portions of the building complex.