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A critical ‘base isolation’ system could keep California buildings from crumbling during an earthquake, but few structures have it
Base isolation could help mitigate a major disaster, but property owners must be willing to pay an additional upfront cost.
Apple’s $5 billion ‘spaceship’ campus isn’t attached to the planet, which helps it withstand major disasters like earthquakes
Apple's brand-new campus is built to withstand a major earthquake, and it accomplishes that by being detached from the surface of the planet.