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New Research on Soft-Story Retrofitting

A team of researches at Colorado State University have found that earthquake retrofitting significantly lessens the probability of a soft-story building’s collapse. ¬†While the stronger earthquakes that were tested caused some damage to the model buildings, the structures remained safe for occupancy, unlike the models that had not been strengthened prior to testing. To read […]