Padang's collapsed buildings poorly constructed: Survey
The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM Most buildings that collapsed during the recent earthquake in Padang, West Sumatra, were badly designed and constructed, a survey has concluded. Josia Irwan Rostandi, head of the structure and material laboratory at the University of Indonesia, said that the Sept. 30 quake would not have killed so many had houses and public buildings met quake-proof construction regulations. "We found th...
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