Masonry Magazing: Building In the Face of Hurricanes

The catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Katrina has driven home the vulnerability of residential construction under the onslaught of a natural disaster. But in Florida, where hurricanes are commonplace, building codes dramatically changed since 1992, after the massive destruction of Hurricane Andrew. Since then, the use of concrete masonry as the primary structural component in residential homes is on the rise.

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