Paperback: 284 pages
Publisher: Thor Matteson (June 5, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.6 x 11 inches
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This is a book that people who live on the west coast, contractors, architects, city planners, and anyone who is advertising themselves as doing earthquake retrofits, should read carefully. Thor Matteson is extremely knowledgeable. This information in this book could save so many lives when the next Cascadia fault earth quake does occur. My hope is Mr. Matteson will indeed be able to create a private non profit course that contractors could take and become accredited as able to do effective earthquake retrofits.
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