WSP's skills in this area cover all types of structures including high-rise commercial, residential and hotel developments, transportation structures, hospitals and seismic upgrades for existing buildings.
Benefits that WSP’s seismic designs bring to clients include:
- State-of-the-art ‘performance based design’
- Maximizing the protection of property, as well as occupants’ safety and comfort during seismic events
- Improvement in performance of nonstructural elements such as MEP, elevators and cladding
- Reduction in maintenance costs by creating a more durable structure that does not require repair after major earthquakes
- Major reductions in insurance premiums
WSP has built a reputation amongst its clients for innovative and cost-effective seismic design solutions through its related award winning projects and possession of a patent for its specialised seismic design solution that was successfully used for the Torre Mayor – the tallest building in Latin America.
Our client list include the major international property developers, including:
Far East Corporation
One Central Park West, PT Associates LP (Trump Organisation)
The Related Companies, L.P.
The Moinian Group