14 Apr 2014, Next City
'If we design our structures for earthquakes and observe international regulations, we save a lot of lives,' said Mohammed Harajli, a professor of civil engineering at AUB in an interview with Next City. 'The cost of making a building earthquake resistant does not add that much to the cost of the building. It’s five percent maximum,' he added...
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