Japan Break 5,000 Mark With New Seismically Isolated Building Plans in 2020

The cumulative total number of seismically isolated buildings planned through the end of 2020 in Japan was 5,099, up 151 buildings from the end of the previous year, according to the latest statistics compiled by the Japan Society of Seismic Isolation. Significant increases in such plans were recorded in 2012, the year following the Great East Japan Earthquake, with a…

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