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Canterbury technology behind the future of earthquake-resistant construction

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Cutting-edge timber technology developed in Christchurch could change the future of construction and how buildings react to earthquakes. The new Beatrice Tinsley building, at the University of Canterbury’s (UC) Ilam campus, is under construction utilising UC-patented technology. Pres-Lam has been developed for multi-storey timber construction. Civil and natural engineering professor Alessandro Palermo is one of three academics in the UC Engineering Department behind the …