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Maglev Building / Architecture

Maglev Building

When an earthquake occurs, the vibration of ground is usually caused by a S-wave (shear wave) and surface waves , it is well known that the velocity of P-wave is the fastest .

We can set lots of wave-sensors everywhere, when the nearest one from the epicenter sense P-waves, it will give the alarm. Immediately the electromagnet will be opened to let the house raised before the stronger waves destruct the building. Sometimes we may have power failed while the earthquake occurring, so that the solar panel system of the roof will work.

University

National Taipei University of Technology

National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Design

National Taipei University of Technology

National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Ping-Yi, Lin Li-Chiao, Chu