Tagged: engineering

How Building Standards Have Changed - The Science of Architecture

Ken Collins Oct 04, 2010

With the recent events in Canterbury and Invercargill it looks like the building standards in NZ will again come under close scrutiny. The suitability of our standards is a valid question and response, especially when our knowledge has recently been increased by the Earthquake and the collapse of the Invercargill sports stadium roof. The first design standards for earthquake loadings … Read More

Wellingtonians lap up 9/11 conspiracy theory rubbish - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Nov 22, 2009

After Kim Hill’s convincing and justified dismantling of 9/11 conspiracy theorist Richard Gage on her show yesterday, I was expecting a large turn-out for Gage’s 2pm lecture at Te Papa that followed his appearance on the show. But not quite that large. Te Papa’s Soundings theatre was completely full, so I watched the lecture via telelink … Read More