New Construction in Burma

Image: New Construction in Burma

Detailed Description

Burma's most populous city, Rangoon, is underlain by a thick blanket of soft sediments that will significantly amplify earthquake shaking. With a period of economic expansion on the horizon, new construction such as these buildings in the capital city will be potentially vulnerable to earthquake damage unless appropriate seismic provisions are adopted in the building code.


Image Dimensions: 2368 x 3568

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Rangoon, MM