Arbor/pergola post. My understanding about lateral bracing, in talking to Simpson, is that the bases by themselves will not prevent twisting of the posts; for example, if using them for fencing or free-standing. But, based on your design, you have lateral bracing at the top so that shouldn't be a problem.
These main beams are 17' long and 2x8 beams run accross them at 12"o.c. parrallel to the house wall creating a square pergola fixed at one end on the house wall and to the other on 6x6s. The questions is, the 6x6 posts were not installed into the ground. They bear on a 6" concrete floor using a simpson connection.
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I have built a 7' x 13' pergola over my deck and have a slight wobble, so I intend to install some knee braces. Each post has two pairs of perpendicular beams stretching to the adjacent posts.