Earthquake architecture: new construction techniques for earthquake disaster prevention
A crucial tool for teachers and professional and student architects and engineers, this important volume, detailing the latest techniques in earthquake resistance conceived by world-class designers, belongs on the desk of anyone involved in the construction of buildings in areas that are vulnerable to earthquakes.
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