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Title: Traditional Construction in Burma
Traditional construction throughout Burma utilizes bamboo and other lightweight building materials, resulting in structures that are not generally durable but are quite earthquake-safe. As traditional structures such as this house give way to more modern masonry buildings, seismic risk will increase.
Date Taken: May 2012
Photographer: Susan Hough
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