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> I have a question:
> 
> I have a building whose preliminary fundamental frequency is rather high
> (about 5.5 seconds for a 30 story building). I am concerned that under
> wind loading (no seismic zone) this arrangement will see some undesirable
> dynamic response --- in terms of wind gust response...not life-safety
> issues, but rather, issues of comfort. It is a residential tower. The
> drifts are not outrageous --- it is more of an issue where the lateral
> system CR is quite eccentric to the building CM.
> 
> Any thoughts?
> Thanks.