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NZ Concrete Society Conference 1999
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Taupo 1999
Wairakei Resort Hotel, Taupo
15 – 17 October 1999

Session 1: "Dreams to Reality"
Chairperson: Wayne Raymond

To provide a forum whereby delegates can gain a better understanding of the architects vision of concrete as a primary building material.

Panel Discussion - Architecture in Concrete

Session 2: Case Study; Design and Construction of the Metropolis/Regency Project – Auckland
Chairperson: Wayne Raymond

1      ‘Concrete, Time and Architecture
        Richard Goldie, Project Architect, Peddle Thorp Aitken Limited

2      ‘Metropolis Regency – 40 Storey Apartment Building, A Case Study of Reinforced Concrete High Rise Construction
        Mark Moore, Project Manager, Holmes Consultancy Group

3      Metropolis Regency – A Case Study of Concrete High Rise Construction
        Rob Lockett, Project Manager, Multiplex Construction (NZ) Limited

Session 3: Keynote Speaker
Chairperson: Derek Chisholm

1      'The Future of Concrete in the 21st Century'
        Pierre-Claude Aitcin, Faculty of Engineering, Sherbrooke University, Canada

Session 4: Specifying Concrete for Architects
Chairperson: Chris Munn

1      'Detailing, Durability, Self Cleaning'
        Morten Gjerde, School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington

2      'Architectural Concrete Specifications or a Matter of Opinion'
        Duncan Morrison, Stresscrete

3      'When an Engineer needs to be an Architect!'
        Michael Newby, Michael Newby and Associates

Session 5: Otira Viaduct
Chairperson: Alex Gray

1      'Construction of the Otira Viaduct – A Consultants Perspective'
        Richard Holyoake – Beca Carter Hollings & Ferner Ltd

2      'Environmental Aspects of Otira Viaduct Construction'
         Bruce Watson                   

3      'Construction of Otira Viaduct'
        Albert Smith/Peter van den Elzen – McConnell Smith Ltd                  

Session 6: Concrete Briefs
Chairperson: Des Bulls

1      'The Main Dock Refurbishment Project, Pago Pago, American Samoa'
        Chris Munn – G K Shaw Limited

2      'New Zealand Case Studies for the Use of Steel Fibre Reinforcement in Concrete'
        Jubran Naddaf – Firth Industries Limited

3      'Increase of Load Carrying Capacity of Beams by Means of Composite Material Plates'
        J I Restrepo and Y C Wang – University of Canterbury

4      'Fire Performance of New Zealand Light Weight Aggregate Concrete'
        Michael Inwood – Macdonald Barnett Partners Ltd

5      'The Mana Island Concrete Gannet Colony'
        Len McSaveney – Firth Industries Limited

DISCLAIMER:  Please note conference papers are checked by the Conference Organising Committee for overt commercialism only, the papers have not been peer reviewed. Technical accuracy is the responsibility of the authors involved.