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Daily Travel Photo – Taipei, Taiwan

Weight dampening ball atop Taipei 101

Weight dampening ball atop Taipei 101

This is the mass dampening ball atop Taipei 101, currently the world’s tallest building. The hydraulic legs at the bottom of the ball will push it in the opposite direction the building is moving during an earthquake or high winds.

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  1. Gavin Heaton says:

    I love it when art, architecture, design and engineering all combine. Great shot!

  2. T says:

    WOW is that gorgeous!

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