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Re: Italy quake: L'Aquila's new public hospital was hailed as a state-of-the-art, earthquake-proof building when it opened in 2000....

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In a message dated 4/7/09 10:05:05 AM, Suresh.Acharya(--nospam--at)ci.concord.ca.us writes:
L'Aquila's new public hospital was hailed as a state-of-the-art, earthquake-proof building when it opened in 2000. But it collapsed along with many centuries-old monuments in the earthquake that struck the city on Monday ..... 
http://uk.reuters.com/article/UKNews1/idUKTRE53642Z20090407

Thanks, Suresh,

Once again we get pledges that "it will never happen again."

Ralph Hueston Kratz, S.E.
Structural Engineer
Richmond CA USA



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