Seismic Design and Review of New Tall Buildings using Non-Prescriptive Seismic-Design Procedures

Thumbnail SEAONCRequirements and Guidelines for the Seismic Design and Review of New Tall Buildings using Non-Prescriptive Seismic-Design Procedures was prepared by a specially convened volunteer task group of the SEAONC – Structural Engineers Association of Northern California, including ZFA’s Mark Moore, Executive Principal. The objective of the task group was to provide recommendations to the San Francisco Department of Building Inspection on how to evaluate the acceptability of seismic designs for proposed new tall buildings – in particular those buildings that use non-prescriptive seismic procedures.

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