Natural Hazards and the Built Environment
Instructor Information
Level of Instruction
This class is intended for upperclassmen undergraduate students.
Required Books:
Why Buildings Stand Up:  The Strength of Architecture, by Mario Salvadori, Norton Press.

Why Buildings Fall Down, by Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori, Norton Press.

Introduction to Natural and Manmade Disasters and Their Effects on Buildings, by Roxanna McDonald, Architectural Press, 2003.
Sample Exams and Homework Problems
Sample exams and homework problems can be obtained by emailing a request to the LSU Hurricane Center.  See the Contact Us page for information.