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Matt. 24. Christchurch Historian. Civil Engineer.
Found this in Japan. dat ass

Found this in Japan. dat ass

Green Fields on Manchester Street. CERA’s ;green frame

Green Fields on Manchester Street. CERA’s ;green frame

Green fields on Manchester Street

Green fields on Manchester Street

The Terrace Development - replacing the area formerly known as ‘The Strip’

Stranges and Glendennings Replacement Buildings
Sheppard and Rout Architects and Holmes Consulting Group Structural Engineers

Stripped for demolition

Stripped for demolition

Avondale Bridge 2.0 complete with new lateral spread resistant abutments founded below the liquefiable layers, increased ductility FRP wrapped piers and some new hand rails. Originally opened in 1962

Avondale Bridge 2.0 complete with new lateral spread resistant abutments founded below the liquefiable layers, increased ductility FRP wrapped piers and some new hand rails. Originally opened in 1962

Ps 205 operating at full capacity, the first time in my life I have seen this. Both the large backup diesel powered screws are operating. t’s currently pumping 13 cubic metres a second out of Horseshoe Lake into the Avon River.

Ps 205 operating at full capacity, the first time in my life I have seen this. Both the large backup diesel powered screws are operating. t’s currently pumping 13 cubic metres a second out of Horseshoe Lake into the Avon River.

Got me a kitty on my shirt. It’s wearing a hat and a jacket #H&M

Got me a kitty on my shirt. It’s wearing a hat and a jacket #H&M

Goodbye hollowcore, ductility 6 piece of shit. One of my least favourite buildings. Forsyth Barr House laughs at your corpse with its superior engineering

Goodbye hollowcore, ductility 6 piece of shit. One of my least favourite buildings. Forsyth Barr House laughs at your corpse with its superior engineering

Saturday night at work #toocool

Saturday night at work #toocool

Yuss, my book about Benmore power project arrived :D another to add to my Engineering history collection

Yuss, my book about Benmore power project arrived :D another to add to my Engineering history collection

Negative moments in hollowcore

Negative moments in hollowcore

Once a 78m glass and marble monument to the boom years of the late eighties. Now a few column stubs and a water filled basement. Too expensive and difficult to repair

Once a 78m glass and marble monument to the boom years of the late eighties. Now a few column stubs and a water filled basement. Too expensive and difficult to repair

Christchurch’s first post war office building is one of the last to come down

Christchurch’s first post war office building is one of the last to come down