Structures Congress 2015
April 25, 2015
Lisbeth Blaisdell, Build Change Director of Engineering, presents as a panelist in The Role of Structural Engineers in Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction at the Structures Congress 2015 in Portland, Oregon on Saturday, April 25 at 8 a.m.
How the private sector can soften the blow of disasters
April 21, 2015
Elizabeth Hausler Strand, Founder and CEO, wrote about the impact of the private sector on disaster-resistant buildings, on the World Economic Forum blog.
Protecting Families by Fixing Unsafe Homes
March 15, 2015
No family should have to live in a home that will collapse during an earthquake or major storm. Here’s why retrofitting is important:
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