Peter Radley is qualified as a Chartered Professional Engineer and is passionate about the industry. He is licensed to undertake all levels of design and supervision work.
Peter formed the practice in 1983 and has 47 years experience in the design and construction of buildings throughout NZ. His experience includes multilevel commercial and apartment buildings, school buildings and substantial residential structures, sports facilities including gymnasiums, swimming pools and tennis courts.
Peter Radley is consulting structural and civil engineer. He graduated from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in 1971, and a Master of Engineering (First Class) in 1973. He qualified as a Registered Engineer in 1976. He is a Chartered Member of Engineers NZ, is qualified as a Chartered Professional Engineer – Structural and Civil (#63205), and is on the International Professional Engineers Register.
Peter has extensive experience in the design and supervision of structures constructed using reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete, steel, timber and masonry and particular expertise in earthquake analysis and design, and computer modelling of structures.
This work includes high and low rise apartment buildings (to 13 storeys), residential dwellings, sports facilities, site development, commercial buildings (to 4 storeys), general building reporting, and structural surveys of buildings.
Peter has experience in the design and construction monitoring of many types of residential building, including small house alterations, substantial house renovations projects, and all types of new house including substantial new developments including suspended concrete, steel and timber structures.
Commercial design and construction monitoring experience includes multi storey apartment buildings in Wellington, Rotorua, Mt Maunganui and Auckland.
Industrial design and construction monitoring experience includes substantial structural steel structure of plants associated with major infrastructure development.
Reporting work includes investigation and reporting on building construction issues, remediation work and building structural strengthening.
Peter regularly carries out expert witness reporting work and has given evidence at mediation hearings and in the District Court.
Peter has had extensive involvement in the design and approval process for brick veneer cladding systems outside the scope of the non-specific building design code and provide engineering advice to the major brick supply companies.
Peter has experience in the design and construction monitoring of complex swimming pools on unstable sites and elevated pool structures. Work also includes residential and club tennis courts, and their facilities.
Peter has experience in undertaking both Initial Evaluation Procedure reports under the guidelines of the NZ Society for Earthquake Engineering, and also Detailed Seismic Assessments.