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Earthquake-resistant Torre Reforma skyscraper is built to last 2,500 years

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 23, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Jul 22, 2016

Arup collaborated with L. Benjamin Romano Arquitects (LBRA) to design Torre Reforma’s eye-catching triangular form that rises as the second tallest building in the city. The striking appearance was achieved with pre-tensioned double-V hangers that support the glazed facade. Concrete poured in 70-centimeter increments show off striations and variations in color. To make the most of Torre Reforma’s stunning panoramic views, the architects created a column-free interior with soaring ceiling...






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