Earthquake-proof house

Just had these thoughts while out jogging this morning: Does anyone know whether this is an effective way to build an earthquake-proof house? You make a flat concrete base. Then you lay down flat slippery skid pads like nylon or teflon. Then the wooden house frame sits flat on these skids. It’s not fixed to stumps, the horizontal frame sits flat on the concrete base. It’s floating, not fixed, and this way the whole house can slide horizontally on the base. The energy waves of the quake get dissipated in the sliding action, with less shaking of the structure. Hopefully, the only damage would be the severing of the plumbing. If this works then it’s a very cost-effective way to have an earthquake-proof house, but will it work?

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