As part of the second cycle of AIA CES accredited courses, GMS presented about global trends in earthquakes to the Structural Engineers Association of New York.
The lecture looks into the consideration for additional new floors to existing buildings. Adding, alterations and enlargement of buildings.
The potential for soil failure: examples of liquefaction, lateral spreading and punching in Earthquake events. Review of NYC Provisions and the approach to resilience. We also include experiences from Reconnaissance trips such as Greece, Taiwan and Ecuador.