Philippines Building Codes

A Louisiana State University Center study released Thursday argued that a uniform building code Philippines building codes requiring structures be built to withstand Category 3 storms would save thousands of buildings and billions of dollars in economic losses, cutting total damage by 68 percent.

Philippines building codes the hurricane center's director and a professor of civil engineering at LSU, believes that stricter building codes in the 10 southernmost Mississippi counties would save around 20,000 structures and $3.3 billion in losses the next time a storm like Katrina comes ashore.

The study used a model based on wind damage and did not take into account storm surge damage like that from Katrina.

"Mississippi could have fared much better in Katrina if we had a modern building code Philippines building codes in place," he said. "Instead, the current patchwork system of no code in some jurisdictions and minimal code in others left our building stock ...


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(For Manila and surrounding)
American Design Construction
#92 Ordoņez St. corner Maroon St.
Concepcion Dos, Marikina City
(For Cebu, Bohol, Negros, Leyte)
ET & p Design & Construction
#888 Katugasan, Casili
Consolacion, Cebu
(For Baguio and surrounding)
RA Gacoscos Construction
#99 Greenwater Village
Baguio City, Philippines
See website
(For Davao / Mindanao)
Raul G. Anuada (Realtor & Civil Engineer)
Unit 162, 16/F Landco PDCP Corporate Center
J.P. Laureal Ave., Bajada
Davao City



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