Building for Earthquakes (1993)

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    United Kingdom

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    Non Fiction

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  • Earthquake Proofing Alternative


Looks at recent experiences of Mexico City and San Francisco to explore various ways in which earthquake engineering is being used to protect people from earthquakes. The programme concludes that it takes an earthquake to make people realise that they must build to withstand one. The technology is known and countries must invest in education and training to see it implemented.

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