How the Dampers Work, Torre Mayor

Illustration showing how the dampers work

Steel, reinforced concrete and an innovative system of 98 dampers bordering the building make Torre Mayor resilient to tremors. The skyscraper is structurally dependable in earthquakes measuring up to 8.5 on the Richter scale.

Diagram by Pedro Hiriart and Jeronimo Cruz Sosa
2003
Mexico City, MEXICO
Zeidler Partnership Architects


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