Julian Smith delves inside some of the engineering of Memorial Stadium’s quake retrofit in the current issue of Wired. The video above explains two of the more clever aspects of the retrofit: the two free-floating surface rupture blocks and the support walls and shock absorbers for the press box.
Lance Knobel (Berkeleyside co-founder) has been a journalist for nearly 40 years. Much of his career was in business journalism. He was editor-in-chief of both Management Today, the leading business magazine... More by Lance Knobel