Guidelines for Performance-Based Seismic Design of Tall Buildings

Research purpose

To develop performance-based seismic design guidelines, ready for adoption by local jurisdictions and code-writing organizations, to facilitate the rapid acceptance of tall buildings in seismically active regions designed by alternative procedures.

UC Berkeley (PEER)
Project Area
Performance-Based Design
CPF research grant #
Award amount
Grant period
Sep 2007 - Dec 2011
Grant Status
Principal Investigator
Professor Jack Moehle
Industry champions

Ron Klemencic, President, MKA Associates and Member, CPF Advisory Council