Which Homes are Better Than Others, Safer Than Others, When the Next Big Earthquake Hits?

It’s up to the Los Angeles Building and Safety Code Department to analyze Earthquakes, research, investigate, and implement codes to make sure our homes and buildings where we work can withstand a major earthquake. Here, Bob Steinbach , with the LA Department of Building and Safety talks about why new homes aren’t necessarily better than older homes – they both have their advantages in terms of earthquake safety. And the wooden home takes the cake – it’s all about bending like a reed.

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