Join us for a FREE online lecture about our award-winning Christchurch Town Hall project!


Project Director Mark Browne, will be presenting a FREE online lecture to The Institution of Structural Engineers about how we used high end analysis to minimise the strengthening work required for the Christchurch Town Hall superstructure.

The lecture will be at 5am (NZST)
You can register for this free online lecture here: Christchurch Town Hall: repairing and strengthening an iconic heritage space – The Institution of Structural Engineers (

Need some great reasons to attend?
– This impressive Holmes Consulting project won the highly prestigious ‘Supreme Award’ at last year’s The Institution of Structural Engineers Structural Awards. As well as winning its category too – the ‘Structural Heritage Award’.

– Understand the challenges faced while restoring and repairing a heritage building in a highly seismic environment.

– Learn how Holmes assessed structural damage to buildings following significant earthquakes.

– Identify the analysis and design techniques employed to ensure understanding of the ground improved soil to structure overlap.