Vocational Training Centre for Health and Social Issues

Resistance to earthquakes
Reinforcement measures identified during the prior earthquake inspection test were implemented. These measures consisted of the construction of three steel frames and four steel compartments.

Reconstruction measures
Technical assistance during construction works, static examination of the required wall and ceiling penetrations, reinforcement of existing ceiling using steel plates, closing of ceiling openings, planning of a new base plate.

Main Data

  • Construction steel for earthquake resistance: 2.5 tons

Client

Solothurn Canton – represented by the Cantonal Construction Department

Consultant

IUB Engineering AG in Consortium

Construction period

During school holidays 2013–2014

Construction costs

Approx. CHF 0.5 million

Scope of services

  • Tendering
  • Implementation project
  • Supervision