New Zealand Building Regulations Five Years Later (1997)
Type of ContentTheses / Dissertations
Degree NameBachelor of Science
PublisherUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering
Alternative TitleFire Engineering Research Report 97/09
The objective of this Interactive Qualifying Project was to examine the educational system surrounding New Zealand's performance-based building code. This report addresses a basic history of the code and the associated educational system, as well as highlights major areas of discussion. The report describes areas of weakness in the present system and makes recommendations for improvement, including new mechanisms for information transfer and stronger qualification procedures.