Retrofit Moment Frames
In California, cities are requiring moment frames on ‘soft story’ openings
Building Back Better, on Staten Island
To replace a ruined cottage, a Staten Island architect and builder create a...
Four Common Delusions Among Contractors
Contractors are often their own worst enemies. Here are four ways they make it...
Have Strict Building Codes Saved Chile?
Strict building codes and the preparedness of millions of Chileans have been...
Philadelphia Building Collapse Leads To Murder Charge
The death of six people crushed by a Philadelphia building that collapsed onte a nearby store has resulted in a murder indictment for the demolition contractor on the job.