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News 21

May 4, 2012
GMS attends the LA Tall Buildings Conference 2012
Advances in Structural Design For Seismic Regions
Federal Reserve Bank of Los Angeles, CA

The 2012 LATBSDC conference covers a variety of topics related to recent advances in structural design of tall and special buildings. The potential impacts of tsunami hazards and nuclear power plant failures as observed in the great 2011 Japan earthquake, the new ACI code changes in light of the 2010 Chile earthquake, innovative retrofit techniques for out of plumb structures, green tall buildings, rational approaches to basement wall design for tall buildings and a lively panel discussion on the direction and future of code developments are just some of the highlights of this conference.

LATBSDC website
Advances in Structural Design For Seismic Regions 2012 program (PDF)