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BergerABAM designed a unique earthquake-resisting system for this regional medical center. Seismic design allowed the lateral loads and displacement induced by severe earthquakes to be absorbed in a series of high-strength steel tendons, creating life-saving features for this 320-bed facility. The diagonal systems elastically absorb the induced energy leading to a seismically sound structure. This system will allow for the hospital to continue operation after the occurrence of a major earthquake.
Upon staff requests for special attention to be placed on the displacement demands on essential services at the nursing tower base, a program was developed by BergerABAM to implement recommendations.