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Viewpoint: The Nepal earthquake and the rise in extreme events – implications for structural engineers

In the light of this year’s earthquake in Nepal, Harsha Mehta argues that the increasing global frequency of extreme events requires structural engineers to move away from prescriptive codes to a performance-based design process.

Author(s): H. Mehta