Only recently have codes addressed seismic design of buildings’ non-structural systems.
Saeed Towfighi, a 30-year engineering veteran who has led the design of high-rise towers and other large-scale projects around the world, is joining Stantec’s buildings team in Ottawa as senior structural engineer. Towfighi has worked on a wide range of…
Memory alloys, which can be flexed without experiencing permanent damage, can maintain a bridge’s structural integrity and significantly reduce repair costs after a seismic event.
The work will involve raising and lowering the 77-metre-long bridges to replace the existing bearings with seismic isolation bearings.