Chapter 12. Architectural Detailing for Earthquake Resistance

  1. David J. Dowrick

Published Online: 30 AUG 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470869356.ch12

Earthquake Risk Reduction

Earthquake Risk Reduction

How to Cite

Dowrick, D. J. (2003) Architectural Detailing for Earthquake Resistance, in Earthquake Risk Reduction, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869356.ch12

Author Information

  1. Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 AUG 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471496885

Online ISBN: 9780470869352



  • architectural design for earthquake resistance;
  • Mono-Lasto-Meric;
  • foamed polyurethane;
  • inter-storey drift;
  • weather seals;
  • suspended ceilings;
  • precast concrete cladding;
  • proper seismic detailing;
  • structures integrating infill panels


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Non-structural infill panels and partitions

  • Cladding, wall finishes, windows and doors

  • Miscellaneous architectural details