A team from the engineering department of the University of Arizona are conducting extensive forensic analysis of buildings that survived the deadly earthquake in Haiti. The goal of the research is to develop an understanding of how to prevent building failures that lead to fatal collapses in areas where economics eliminate the possibility of standards of practice that are utilized in regions such as the United States.
Shortly after the January 2010 quake, a group led by UA’s Robert
As Director of Consulting Services for Xpera Group, Brian L. Hill connects clients to the diverse range of experts, technical specialists, tools and other resources that the firm has to offer in order to solve complex building performance issues. He is also the editor and publisher of AECforensics.com, which dissects the latest news and information impacting quality and risk management in the built environment.
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