Quake-Proof-Building Makers Prepare for a Bigger Shock

Quake-Proof-Building Makers Prepare for a Bigger Shock

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Masaaki Saruta, group leader of the Vibration Control Engineering Group Center at Shimizu Corp., checks the joint section between the ground and the building for a test building that partially floats on water and stands on rubber bearings at the company's research facility in Tokyo.