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December 2, 2005

Disastrous Architecture

taipei 101, (c) Jerome ChenAfter earthquakes of 3.8 and 3.2 in a region not prone to earthquakes, people are asking whether or not it's possible that the 700,000 ton Taipei 101 building could be exerting enough force to cause earthquakes 10km below the surface: Guardian article on Taipei 101 and earthquakes. No answers in the article, just speculation as well as some interesting facts about earthquakes caused by dams, mines, and waste.

(Photo (c) Jerome Chen)

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