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FB-12880-76

Miguel A. Bretos
Florida International University (Miami, FL 33199-2516)

The Impact of Earthquakes on Urban Planning and Building Techniques, 1500-1800

To study urban architectural responses to the structural and design challenges imposed by the earth faults and the possibility of earthquakes. Studying a certain Central American locality it may show evidence of creative responses to the basic environmental challenge.

Project fields:
Architecture

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,000 (approved)
$15,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1976 – 6/30/1977