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3 word addresses

When I was in undergrad, I spent a summer in Taipei. One of the things I remember about that summer was how difficult it was to locate building addresses. Sure, there was the whole language barrier thing, but I swear that some of those alleys… Read More

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Taller and skinnier

Tall buildings will sway in the wind. And when they get taller and skinnier, the swaying becomes more pronounced. In seismically active cities, such as Tokyo and Taipei, “tuned mass dampeners” are often used near the top of tall buildings to offset the swaying caused… Read More