Proposed new city of Istanbul premiers in animated video

  • January 9, 2008
  • Science Highlights

Istanbul is at such high risk for a devastating earthquake that engineers at Purdue University and the Republic of Turkey have come up with a bold new proposal: build a second city.

A second satellite city would provide immediate refuge to inhabitants of the old city in the event of a catastrophic earthquake and soften such an event's effects on the nation's economy.


Originally posted: January 9, 2008