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Seismic Design of High-Rise Buildings

13 August 2010

This paper points out the dramatic increase in construction of high-rise and ultra-high-rise buildings around the world, stating that a performance-based philosophy consistent with the best international practice is required for tall building construction.

The recommendations include best-practice principles for the seismic design of high-rise buildings for any level of seismic hazard in the form of minimum guidance standards.

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