Entries by Professor Dougal Jerram from 05/2013

When the Walls Come Crashing Down, Just How Do You Make a Building Earthquake Proof?

| Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Tech

Most of us consider our homes our safe place, but they can be the real enemies in an earthquake... With the Pakistan-Iran quake of 24 April at 7.8 magnitude killing 35 people and with 1000s of homes destroyed by the quake, the question of how to make buildings earthquake proof is a very important one.