San Francisco Earthquake Building Safety

Laurence Kornfield conducts the Winter 2013 CAPSS meeting Program History. The Community Action Plan for Seismic Safety (CAPSS), started in theDepartment of Building Inspection beginning in 1998, was a nine-year,$1 million study to understand, describe, and mitigate the risk SanFrancisco faces to earthquakes.

The massive earthquake that shook San Francisco to its core in the early hours of April 18, 1906, ignited a howling blaze that threatened total destruction of the city.

San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge from Marin Headlands

DBI is the regulatory building safety agency responsible for overseeing the effective, efficient, fair and safe enforcement of the City and County of San Francisco’s more than 200,000 commercial and residential buildings.

The California earthquake of April 18, 1906 ranks as one of the most significant earthquakes of all time. Rare photos of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.

The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California on October 17 at 5:04 p.m. local time (1989-10-18 00:04 UTC). The shock was centered in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa ...

San Francisco, April 18 -- Earthquake and fire to-day have put nearly half of San Francisco in ruins. About 500 persons have been killed, a thousand injured, and the property loss will exceed $200,000,000.

The Mandatory Soft Story Retrofit Program (MSSP) was created in 2013 as a multi-year community-based effort led by the Earthquake Safety Implementation Program and enforced by the Department of Building Inspection to ensure the safety and resilience of San Francisco's housing stock through the retrofit of older, wood-framed, multi-family ...

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San Francisco Earthquake Safety Questioned As Report Lists Nearly

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Faultline Earthquake Engineering Exploratorium

san francisco s transamerica pyramid is famous for its architecture diagonal trusses at its base protect it from both horizontal and vertical forces

Earthquake Proof Building Photo

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Torre Mayor Leads The Field In Earthquake Proof Construction

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San Francisco Identifies Buildings Most At Risk The New York Times

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