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Some people like the excitement of that. But more importantly, you can rest assured that structural engineers know what they’re doing. They have a lot of experience (good and bad) to draw from in making their buildings stand up. Especially in a high profile project like this, the numbers are going to be checked multiple times by multiple qualified people, and the safety margins even in regular single family homes are pretty solid, let alone in a multi-unit dwelling like this which has stricter safety codes.
Building science is not something you should be concerned about for the most part.