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  • As engineers hunt for answers in the Surfside building collapse, signs point to the building’s lower reaches

    CNN - 06/29/2021

    The disaster most likely resulted from a combination of foundational and structural problems, said Mehrdad Sasani, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northeastern University.
    The collapse likely started at lower floors of the condo and could have been influenced by “40 years of exposure to salt, water and salt air and the indication of some level of damage in the garage at the lower floors of the building.”
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