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Congregate-housing are the majority dwelling type in Taiwan nowadays.
When earthquake strikes on such type of buildings, the lower-floor exit often becomes severe hindrance to the inhabitants.
In order to facilitate evacuation, avoiding doorway deformation caused by the compression from the peripheral wall,
this Earthquake-Proof Door demonstrates the idea of ensured emergency exit even if facing serious deformation.
National Taipei University of Technology