Archinect - News 2017-10-24T03:32:50-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/5780017/sendai-mediatheque-why-one-remained-standing Sendai Mediatheque | Why One Remained Standing Paul Petrunia 2011-05-09T19:21:00-04:00 >2012-10-18T12:40:11-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v9/v9ba4ewd2hqj3hqt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v9/v9ba4ewd2hqj3hqt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v9/v9ba4ewd2hqj3hqt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v9/v9ba4ewd2hqj3hqt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Architecture rarely goes viral on the Internet, but a video of Toyo Ito's Mediatheque in Sendai taken at the height of the Japanese earthquake has had an extraordinary run as an eyewitness and vertigo-inducing account of what it was like to be inside a building during the magnitude-9.0 earthquake that struck Japan on March 11.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Click <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heh5ITmYbRs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here to view the video</a>, previously <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/105152/video-from-toyo-ito-s-mediatheque-during-earthquake-unveiled" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">reported and discussed on Archinect</a>.</p>