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    <p>Yeah... you're right...<br>
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    <p>"<i>Buildings are classified as having a "soft story" if that
        level is less than 70% as stiff as the floor immediately above
        it, or less than 80% as stiff as the average stiffness of the
        three floors above it.</i>" [1]</p>
    <p>hard to eyeball that...</p>
    <p>But the key would be right for importing such information from
      some official source.</p>
    <p>[1] <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soft_story_building">https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soft_story_building</a><br>
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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 2018-12-17 03:32, Graeme Fitzpatrick
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        <div dir="ltr">Is "soft storey" something that is officially
          declared, or would it only be based on an individual mappers
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          <div>As it refers to the possibly enhanced danger of a
            building collapsing during an earthquake, are we leaving
            ourselves open to potential complaints from a building owner
            that we have listed that building as "dangerous", usually
            based solely on an external viewing by a (probably)
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                    <div dir="ltr">Thanks
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                      <div>Graeme</div>
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              <p>On 2018-12-17 00:42, Stefano Maffulli wrote:<br>
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              <blockquote type="cite">So far, building:soft_storey:y/n
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