How to Build Earthquake Resistant Homes

It is said that a home is an earthquake resistant building when it is designed and constructed with adequate structural configuration, with components of appropriate dimensions and materials with a sufficient proportion and resistance to withstand the action of forces caused by frequent earthquakes. Even if a home is designed and built in compliance with all the requirements of the design and construction standards earthquake resistant homes, there is always the possibility of an earthquake even stronger than those that have been planned and that must be resisted by the home without any total or partial collapses in the building.…

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