Take advantage of our wealth of seismic strengthening experience across NZ

Forme stays up to date with all new law changes regarding seismic strengthening of buildings, existing or new, and what impact these have. We believe this commitment and understanding help us simplify the complex world of strengthening for our client’s clients and provides clarity on items such as engineering, strengthening and repairs from the early planning stages through to delivery. We’ve worked on seismic strengthening in hotspots like Wellington and Christchurch but we’re happy to work anywhere in New Zealand. Contact us to discuss your project. 


Seismic Strengthening

Project Management. Upgrading Building NBS rating through a combination of piles, structural and ceiling braces, all amidst a busy trading environment.  Also completed renovation of the concourse ceiling and installation of new LED lights.


Following the 14 November 2016 earthquake substantial damage was sustained to the high class apartment building at 25 Tennyson Street, Wellington. 

Forme provided project management services for the project which comprised of urgent remedial work, repair and make good to a number of apartments together with the seismic upgrade of the building as a whole.


Project Management. Forme assembled and led the remediation team after the Amora Hotel was extensively damaged in the Kaikoura earthquake. Forme managed the structural investigation and worked closely with engineers on viable solutions for the structural remediation. Within 7 months Forme had a completed design, building consents,  completed tender and a main contractor established on site. Due to the overseas client accepting a settlement offer from their  insurance company, this project was closed.


Forme provided project management services for the Seismic strengthening of Eagle Technology House located at 125-135 Victoria Street, Wellington. 

Eagle Technology house comprised ten floors of which nine were commercial offices and one a dedicated carpark.  There was also a ground floor retail with three tenancies.