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"Quake" Exhibit Explores Intersection of Architecture and Engineering

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A New York exhibition explores where architecture and engineering meet to design for earthquake zones.
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  The CCTV building, the headquarters of China Central Television designed by OMA, in earthquake-prone Beijing. Photo by Iwan Baan.

    The CCTV building, the headquarters of China Central Television designed by OMA, in earthquake-prone Beijing. Photo by Iwan Baan.

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  Studio SKLIM, an architectural firm with offices in Tokyo and Singapore, used what it describes as "a tenon-joint system with steel bracketing" to shore up the Hansha Reflection House in Nagoya, an earthquake-prone city in Japan. Photo courtesy of Studio SKLIM.

    Studio SKLIM, an architectural firm with offices in Tokyo and Singapore, used what it describes as "a tenon-joint system with steel bracketing" to shore up the Hansha Reflection House in Nagoya, an earthquake-prone city in Japan. Photo courtesy of Studio SKLIM.

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  A shot of the Hansha Reflection House under construction. Photo courtesy of Studio SKLIM.

    A shot of the Hansha Reflection House under construction. Photo courtesy of Studio SKLIM.

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  The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, by Studio Daniel Liebskind. Photo by Mark Darley.

    The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, by Studio Daniel Liebskind. Photo by Mark Darley.

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  The Shenzhen Stock Exchange, designed by OMA. Photo courtesy of OMA.

    The Shenzhen Stock Exchange, designed by OMA. Photo courtesy of OMA.

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  A detail shot of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Photo by Guy Bertrand.

    A detail shot of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Photo by Guy Bertrand.

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