PerspectiveEARTHQUAKE ANNIVERSARY

Can Buildings Be Made Earthquake-Safe?

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Science  14 Apr 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5771, pp. 204-206
DOI: 10.1126/science.1126302

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Earthquake resistant building design has improved greatly since the 1906 San Francisco temblor. However, low-tech solutions for structures in the developing world are sorely needed.