Earthquake protection through levitating houses

Japanese Air Danshin Systems has come up with a system that levitates houses on a 3cm layer of pressurised air during an earthquake. They claim the system is one third of the price of existing anti-earthquake systems and will be installed in 88 houses across Japan.

Japanese Levitating House System Could Protect Homes From Earthquakes | Inhabitat – Green Design Will Save the World.

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