Mexico's quake-proof building codes not always respected

Mexico's quake-proof building codes not always respectedSergio Lopez spends his days inspecting buildings at risk of collapse in Mexico City following Tuesday’s quake. Lopez is a structural engineer and he knows the ins and outs of earthquake-resistant construction code improvements as well as anyone. Tuesday’s earthquake, which struck on the 32nd anniversary of the devastating 1985 quake, toppled 39 buildings in Mexico City.



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