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Introduction to Natural and Man-Made Disasters and Their Effects on Buildings

By: Roxanna McDonald

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Architectural Press: 2003

Seller ID: 247554

ISBN: 0750656700

Condition: Very Good Condition


This is a comprehensive guide to all types of natural and man made disasters and their effect on buildings. It gives overall guidance and a basic technical understanding of prevention, mitigation and management of disaster, and outlines a checklist of preventive design elements for each situation. Every category is illustrated with a case study which pin points the essential information that is crucial to architects and engineers in designing buildings with disaster prevention in mind. The aim of the book is to give a clear understanding of the nature of events and problems, and to enable read... View more info