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Title: Re: Wind forces
Tarek Mokhtar wrote:
Hugh,

I believe this design wind pressure stayed until and including the 1982 UBC, and all these buildings
designed under these codes were destroyed >:-o

Actually, there were QUITE A FEW of them in Florida that were destroyed in H. Andrew. That's the reason Florida finally got on the stick and finally enacted a statewide building code.

http://www.allbusiness.com/fabricated-metal-product-manufacturing/architectural/706113-1.html
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