Seismic Information

Peer Review POROTHERM Masonry Construction March 2017 by: Jason Ingham.

Professor of Structural Engineering
QuakeCoRE Flagship Leader
Natural Hazards Research Platform Theme Leader
President, Structural Engineering Society of NZ

Read the full Peer Review here...

For more on Dr Jason Ingham, check out his University of Auckland Proflie here...


This report was presented to the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering October 12-17, 2008. Beijing, China and consists of cyclic shear, diagonal tension and compression test information.

Earthquake Testing

POROTHERM is engineered for NZ construction as a reinforced, confined masonry system. Standard Post & Beam. This is a full scale shake table report on testing modern unreinforced thermal insulation clay block masonry homes, presented by the Seismic Engineering Research Infrastructure for European Studies.