Better Residential Structural Design

The Residential Structural Design Guide documents improvements in structural engineering for housing design and performance.

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August 8, 2000, 4:30 PM PDT

By Laura Kraft


The increasing complexity of homes, the use of innovative materials and technologies, and the increased population in high-hazard areas of the United States have created many challenges to the building industry and design profession. Meeting these challenges means developing and improving efficient engineering methods and making designers aware of the uniqueness of housing as a structural design problem. The Residential Structural Design Guide: 2000 Edition is an effort to document and improve structural engineering knowledge related to housing design and performance.

Thanks to Laura Krafft

Tuesday, August 15, 2000 in HUD News

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