US engineer designs resilient building with a little help from his Kiwi friends
25 June 2020
A "magic bullet" from Professor Geoffrey Rodgers of UC's College of Engineering provided the key for leading US engineer David Mar to demonstrate that more resilient buildings in earthquake zones do not need to cost more than conventional buildings.
An innovative damper system developed by Professor Rodgers was a key part of the design for an earthquake resilient affordable housing project, Casa Adelante, in San Francisco.
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