The Challenge of Christchurch

November 2011
Architecture New Zealand;Nov/Dec2011, Issue 6, p18
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the challenges faced by Christchurch, New Zealand following the destructive earthquake which occurred in 2011. It is stated that it is extremely difficult to remove oneself from the magnitude of the task facing the city's future. The first earthquake that struck on 4 September 2010 caused the most structural damage in New Zealand since the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake.


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