Earthquakes: Cost/Benefit Analysis in Los Angeles
In Los Angeles a debate is brewing on whether builders should reinforce existing buildings to prevent mass casualties when the big earthquake strikes, which may cost more than what a building is worth.

A U.S. Geologist said after the 1994 earthquake in L.A., many people spoke about prevention of mass casualties; however, when a big earthquake has not happened since that time, very little discussion has occurred.

Building new structures in L.A. is no doubt complicated.

Read more from the NY Times article here.

Popular posts from this blog