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  BU616 Wall bracing in NZS 3604:2011 buildings

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Wind and earthquakes can generate significant forces on a building.
This bulletin describes how to calculate the wind and earthquake bracing demand and detail bracing for walls of buildings within the scope of NZS 3604:2011 Timber framed buildings.
This bulletin covers: 

  • General considerations
  • Bracing design using NZS 3604:2011
  • Bracing for wind 
  • Bracing for earthquake 
  • Wall bracing design