PROJECT NAME: Seismic isolation system design for the New Military Hospital (La Reina)
LOCATION: Santiago, Chile
FEATURE: 4 story + basement building with a surface of 50,000 m2.
YEAR BUILT: 2002-2003
SEISMIC PROTECTION SYSTEM TYPE: Seismic isolation
SYSTEM DESCRIPTION: 164 elastomeric isolators (50 of them with a lead core) were used at ceiling level in the basement, thus avoiding the construction of an additional slab.