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Identifier: architectenginee11935sanf (find matches)
Title: Architect and engineer
Year: 1905 (1900s)
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Subjects: Architecture Architecture Architecture Building
Publisher: San Francisco : Architect and Engineer, Inc
Contributing Library: San Francisco Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: San Francisco Public Library

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g. 1. The concrete foundations of many bet-ter class homes built on hillsides are belowthe ground line on the up side, often dueto the accumulation of soil at the bottomof the slope. A considerable percentage ofsuch hillside property is supported uponfoundation timbers greatly weakened bytermites and fungi. In this region, whereearthquakes are a constant menace, thedanger to life and property constitutes areal hazard, particularly at the time of asevere disturbance. The dwellings illustrated in Fig. 2 suf-fered severe damage at the time of theLong Beach earthquake, March 10th.1933, due to collapse of the foundationstructures. Many of these failures weredue, in part, to depredations of the ter-mites, thus weakening the underpinning.The difference in cost between poor andgood construction, it is estimated, does notexceed five percent of the investment. Poorbuilding practices, while saving a little inthe first cost, usually require very heavymaintenance charges and at times of a ^ 43 ►
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Pig. 1—(a-h) Typical examples of serious damage to frame fiouses at Long Beacfi and Comp-ton, California, in tfie eartfiquake of March 10. 1933. Many of these failures were, in part, dueto termite damage to under-pinning, as shown in details, i-j. The use of proper constructionand wood, not attacked by termites, and fungi, would have prevented all but minor damage. THE ARCHITECT AND ENGINEER ^ 44 ^ FEBRUARY, NINETEEN THIRTY-FIVE T AND & BOARDS <?^ rSHEATHING-(AND 5Hm6LE5

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  • bookcontributor:San_Francisco_Public_Library
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