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TTWiiN, the technology accelerator of Thornton Tomasetti, the global leader in engineering design of supertall buildings, is proud to introduce Hummingbird Kinetics, an innovative solution for tuned mass damping in tall and supertall buildings.

As cities increase in density and more tall buildings are built, there is a need for a better solution to the challenge of wind-induced motion in large buildings. Hummingbird Kinetics provides an affordable, compact, flexible and easy-to-maintain alternative to slosh tanks and pendulum dampers.

“With a smaller footprint than traditional dampers, the Hummingbird technology gives owners more usable space without sacrificing damping effectiveness,” said Elisabeth Malsch, the Thornton Tomasetti principal instrumental in working with NASA to adapt and advance technology for use in rockets.

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