Why buildings collapse in Nigeria –NBRRI

Danladi Slim Matawal, Director General and CEO of Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI), in a paper recently presented on the collapse of buildings in Nigeria, who provided the basis for this report, said almost the entire buildings that collapsed in 2011, did so catastrophically; implying that the structures and loads came down without prior warning and the deformation movements were so fast that there was no time to evacuate. Whatever were the primary reasons that precipitated failure ...
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Added May 29, 2012
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