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RE: Disaster dilemma

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The role of an architect following a natural disaster should probably be
limited to determining whether or not a damaged building is too ugly for
occupancy!  {;^>

Stan Caldwell in Dallas
(still waitin' on a coach)

We are born with our eyes closed and our mouths open,
and we spend our whole lives trying to reverse that mistake
of nature.                                                   ...

>From: 	John Cannon Jones[SMTP:jcjones(--nospam--at)]
>Sent: 	Tuesday, January 20, 1998 4:30 PM
>To: 	'seaoc(--nospam--at)'
>Subject: 	RE: Disaster dilema
>I noticed that AIA was listed.  I hope that architects are not going around
>attempting to determine the structural adequacy of buildings after an
>earthquake event.
>John Jones
>-----Original Message-----
>From:	Richard_Ranous/OES(--nospam--at) [SMTP:Richard_Ranous/OES(--nospam--at)]
>Sent:	Tuesday, January 20, 1998 9:49 AM
>To:	seaoc(--nospam--at)
>Subject:	Re: Disaster dilema
>We should be able to handle most any request for assistance in safety
>assessment.  We have close to 6,000 individuals registered between SEAOC,
>AIA, ACIA, ASCE, and CALBO.  For Northridge we used 600 plus around 200
>from the Army Corps of Engineers.