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Tokyo: buildings that didn´t collapse thanks to Building Codes

Architecture News - Mar 15, 2011 - 02:03   9573 views

Japan could not protect its entire coastline against tsunami with its system of seawalls. And with sizable aftershocks still occurring, the final death toll will not be known for some time. But it will be a fraction of the 230,000 deaths seen in Haiti following last years earthquake.....