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  • Following catastrophic collapse in Florida, Boston building officials outline city safety measures

    Boston Globe - 06/28/2021

    Mehrdad Sasani, a Northeastern University professor who has studied building collapses, said tragedies like the one in Surfside are rare. Catastrophes are often caused by several factors such as design and construction issues, long-standing deterioration, or excessive use that overloads a building’s structural capacity, he said.

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