Earthquake Engineering

Yapı Merkezi, produced over 100 articles related to theEarthquakeresistant building technology that have been published at the international platforms. The aimis to alleviate the physical losses and spiritual troublesresulting from earthquakes.

YM studied the following earthquakes:

  • 1966 Varto
  • 1967 Akyazı
  • 1969 Alaşehir
  • 1970 Gediz
  • 1971 İvrindi
  • 1975 İzmir-Gelibolu and Lice
  • 1976 Doğubeyazıt - Ardahan and Denizli - Muradiye
  • 1999 İzmir - Düzce
  • 2002 Çay (Afyon)
  • 2003 Pülümür - Bingöl
  • 2004 Aşkale (Erzurum)
  • 2004 Doğubeyazıt (Ağrı)

Sakarya Governor's OfficeBuilding, repaired andretrofitted by Yapı Merkeziafter the 1967 Akyazı earthquake, was one of therare buildings that survived the 1999 earthquake without any major damage.

102 industrial facilities that have been constructed with Yapı Merkeziprefabricated products are located very close to the epicenter of theAugust 17, 1999 Marmara Earthquake.None of them suffered any damage.