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The World Trade Center’s Twin Towers were built to withstand aircraft crashing into them, suggested a panel on the top floor visitor center.
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The Polish designer and architect Oskar Zieta, together with Philipp Dohmen, created an engineering technique enabling the fabrication of lighter and less expensive steel products without compromising...
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