• soft story example of building collapsing on first level parking
  • 3D laser scan for seismic retrofit
  • 3D model created for seismic retrofit
  • 2D CAD drawings for seismic retrofit project


  • Project Type Multi-Family - Seismic Retrofit
  • Services Provided 3D Laser Scanning, BIM Modeling, Scan-to-BIM
  • Project Profile Los Angeles introduced seismic regulations in 2015 to make soft-story and non-ductile concrete buildings safer. The ordinance requires building owners to perform seismic retrofits which improve safety and reduce liability in earthquake-related injury or death.
  • Kelar Pacific Role Provide 3D laser scanning files by scanning exterior façade and elevation of buildings. Create AutoCAD 2D files based on scan files for the overall floor plans, exterior façade and elevation. Prepare and manage cloud-based site for view and delivery of the as-built files.