Bracing for Disaster: Earthquake-Resistant Architecture and Engineering in San Francisco, 1838-1933

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Bracing for Disaster: Earthquake-Resistant Architecture and Engineering in San Francisco, 1838-1933 - Tobriner, Stephen

Cultural Writing. Architecture. Are we prepared for the big one? In 1906, San Francisco was destroyed not by the terrible earthquake of April 18, but by the fires that ensued. Yet journalists and historians then-and now-have been quick to point out the speed and supposed sloppiness with which architects and engineers rebuild San Francisco after ... Read More

Bracing for Disaster: Earthquake-Resistant Architecture and Engineering in San Francisco, 1838-1933 2006, Heyday Books, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9781597140256

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