Design to make buildings "invisible" to quakes possible, experts say

07/19/2009 | ABC News

To become resistant to earthquakes, buildings could be designed in a way that would make them "invisible" to ground vibrations, according to a team of French and British physicists. This is possible by diverting seismic waves to a cluster of concrete rings built around the building, maintaining the structure's stability during an earthquake, scientists said.

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