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Earthquake Resistant Tower in San Francisco to Become Most Resilient Tall Building on West Coast

181 Fremont?which will become the third tallest structure in San Francisco and the most resilient tall building on the West Coast of the U.S.?has been awarded the REDi? Gold Rating, a new earthquake resilience rating. 

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181 Fremont?which will become the third tallest structure in San Francisco and the most resilient tall building on the West Coast of the U.S.?has been awarded the REDi? Gold Rating, a new earthquake resilience rating.  The 56-story mixed-use tower, built above five basement levels, is being constructed in compliance with a new set of holistic design and planning guidelines?the Resilience-based Earthquake Design Initiative (REDi Rating System)?that allow it to withstand the impact of a 475-year seismic event (roughly a M7.5-M8.0 earthquake on the San Andreas Fault) with minimal disruption. Developed by Arup with contributions from external collaborators, the REDi? system outlines design and planning criteria within a resilience-based framework, creating a system that not only considers occupant safety but also takes into account the future of the building after an earthquake.181 Fremont | Made for San Francisco #181fremont #sanfrancisco #CRE #transbay #tech #office #jaypaul The design verification element of the system additionally includes a methodology to predict the downtime of an organization whose buildings have been damaged by earthquakes, allowing hospitals, academic institutio...
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