Engineering Assessment of FIT School of Arts, Culture & Design Building

Erasito Consultants Limited were engaged to undertake the structural assessment of the new FIT building complex for the School of Arts, Culture and Design situated at Carpenter Street in Raiwai, Suva. Areas which Erasito Consultants Limited were engaged to investigate included the analysis of the entire structure for cyclone forces using a 57 m/s wind speed and the Australian Wind Code (AS1170.2), design of member sizes of the entire roof structure to check stability of members, assess building loadings i.e. seismic loading, dead loads, live loads, etc using the NZS 4203:1992, carry out a fire assessment report on the entire structure using the NZS Fire Code of Practice and to ensure that all OHS requirements are complied with.

Client: Fiji Institute of Technology (FIT)