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What Wright Can Teach About Earthquake Preparedness

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 03:11 AM
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by Eric last modified Mar 16, 2011

Curbed.com offers up an architectural history lesson in the wake of the devastating earthquake that recently ravaged Japan. When the island nation was hit by another great quake in 1923, Frank Lloyd Wright's unconventional Imperial Hotel foundation design helped it survive the disaster, while the majority of Tokyo's other buildings were destroyed. Read more about what can be learned from Wright's creative solution to a shaky site here. Image via curbed.com




 

 

Picture 4 Curbed.com offers up an architectural history lesson in the wake of the devastating earthquake that recently ravaged Japan. When the island nation was hit by another great quake in 1923, Frank Lloyd Wright's unconventional Imperial Hotel foundation design helped it survive the disaster, while the majority of Tokyo's other buildings were destroyed. Read more about what can be learned from Wright's creative solution to a shaky site here.

Image via curbed.com


 

 

 
 
 

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