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I think it means the computable lifetime (duration) of a structure i.e. if
we build it like this using these materials then it will last 88.2 years
(for example).

-----Original Message-----
From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)>
To: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Date: Saturday, July 03, 1999 3:15 PM
Subject: sustainable design

>What do you mean by "sustainable design?"  Please explain it in
>terms that means the same thing to everyone.  Is this design that is
>deliberately never finished so that the engineer will have built in
>continuous work on the same project?
>A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
>Tucson, Arizona
>Mark Webster wrote:
>. > I would like to meet others who are interested in incorporating
>. > sustainable design into the practice of structural engineering.