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Seismic Assessment of Earthquake Damaged Heritage Buildings- IPNEZ SESOC Document

"Engineers have an ethical responsibility to respect and respond to value judgments that society has made. Society considers it unacceptable to sustain significant loss of life in an earthquake. This is and must remain the top priority. However, society also considers that significant heritage buildings should be respected and retained when possible and appropriateā€¦"

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