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Life of an Architect Podcast Ep. 129: Built to last - Improving the lifespan of buildings by mitigating impact

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Life of an Architect Podcast Ep. 129: Built to last - Improving the lifespan of buildings by mitigating impact


By Bob Borson, FAIA | July 10, 2023

The Pantheon, 125 A.D. The Tower of Hercules, 117 A.D. Nanchan Temple, 782 A.D. The Hagia Sofia, 537 A.D. All of these structures were built centuries ago but still stand in use today. Do modern-era buildings get created in such a way that allows for them to last for this long? Of course not. But why is that? What can we do to improve the longevity of our buildings?

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