As we continue to see more frequent and more powerful natural and man-made disasters, the built environment must consider whether enough is being done to protect the health, safety and welfare of occupants, but also the durability of the structures themselves. In addition to lives saved, buildings designed to be sustainable and resilient in the face of disasters help ensure that communities recover faster. Designers can advocate and design for resilience and performance at the same time with masonry.

Read the current issue of SMART dynamics of masonry to see where codes stand and how they translate in real-world events.

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