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Keeping Chile's buildings upright through years of quakes

While there is no such thing as zero risk in an earthquake, Chilean architects have become masters at getting as close as possible to that ideal

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Some people run into the street during an earthquake, but Rene Lagos would rather be indoors - preferably on the top floor of a skyscraper.

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SOME people run into the street during an earthquake, but Rene Lagos would rather be indoors - preferably on the top floor of a skyscraper.

The Chilean engineer crunched the numbers for some of the tallest buildings in Santiago, and he loves to feel them move when...

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