Casa Arco. This earthquake-proof house on a hillside in western Chile designed by architects Pezo von Ellrichshausen has six rooms with glass walls.

This earthquake-proof house on a hillside in western Chile designed by architects Pezo von Ellrichshausen has six rooms with glass artitecture ideas architecture

This earthquake-proof house on a hillside in western Chile by architects Pezo von Ellrichshausen has six rooms with glass walls

This earthquake-proof house on a hillside in western Chile by architects Pezo von Ellrichshausen has six rooms with glass walls, modern house, dark building, dark windows, lots of glass

With obvious inspiration from Toyo Ito’s Tama Art University Library in Tokyo. The arches help create a seemingly fragile structure protected by and in contrast to the heavy walls of the ruin.

With obvious inspiration from Toyo Ito’s Tama Art University Library in Tokyo. The arches help create a seemingly fragile structure protected by and in contrast to the heavy walls of the ruin.

Auditorium Aquila by Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Image 1 of 24 from gallery of Renzo Piano Designs a Flat-Pack Auditorium for L'Aquila. Photograph by Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Fabrication model: Sendai Mediatheque | Winter D'Angelillo | Archinect

Fabrication model: Sendai Mediatheque

Nomori Crematorium, Architect: Toyo Ito and Associates  Structure Engineer : Mutsuro Sasaki

Architect: Toyo Ito and associtates Structure Engineer : Mutsuro Sasaki Location: Kagamigahara Gifu, Japan Project year : 2006 A drfting white cloud comes to rest gently on a small forest of gracef…

An 800-foot-tall triangular building called Torre Reforma in Mexico City will become Latin America's tallest exposed-concrete structure. To allow the walls to bend instead of break during an earthquake, the facade has irregularly spaced gaps to accommodate the flexion

This 57-Story Concrete Tower in Mexico is Designed to Bend, Not Break

An triangular building called Torre Reforma in Mexico City will become Latin America's tallest exposed-concrete structure. To allow the walls to bend instead of break during an earthquake, the facade has irregularly spaced gaps to accommodate the flexion

Vancouver BC 1968 - Westcoast Transmission Building - cable-suspended earthquake-resistant - Rhone & Iredale Architects | by edk7

Vancouver BC 1968 - Westcoast Transmission Building - cable-suspended earthquake-resistant - Rhone & Iredale Architects | by edk7

Fast fact: Taipei 101 was the first building in the world to break through 500 meters. Upon its completion, the tower claimed several records: it had the world's fastest elevator, was the world's tallest building and was the world's tallest structure, thanks to its spire. Eight "mega-columns" make the building especially earthquake resistant. Completion date: December 31, 2004.

25 amazing feats of engineering around the world

Our Children and Teens with Trigeminal Neuralgia and Facial Pain Disorders give thanks and gratitude to everyone at The 101 Taipei Tower in Taiwan for Lighting Up TEAL for the Annual International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day on October

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UCSF Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building / Rafael Viñoly Architects & SmithGroup

One of the newest buildings to join Mexico City’s skyline is more than just an iconic landmark—the mixed-used tower is also impressively seismic-resistant and energy efficient. Engineered by Arup, the recently completed Torre Reforma is a three-sided concrete high-rise that’s pre-certified as a LEED Platinum Core and Shell project. This stunning feat of engineering is built to withstand lateral loads, high winds, and the full range of earthquake activity projected for a period of 2,500…

Earthquake-resistant Torre Reforma skyscraper is built to last 2,500 years

Arup's Torre Reforma in Mexico City is a three-sided concrete skyscraper that’s pre-certified as a LEED Platinum Core and Shell project.

Seismic architecture- A book about earthquake resistant architecture on Amazon.com

Seismic architecture- A book about earthquake resistant architecture on Amazon.com

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