Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

monsoon

Highrise Condo falls Over

16 posts in this topic


WTF!! lol How was that thing constructed? The structure of the upper floors seems amazing since it all stayed together, but the foundation was apparently an epic fail.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm wondering if the ground got too muddy and the building just sank in on one side until it fell over? It seems to have been constructed rather rigidly if it's still mostly in one piece.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Holy #*$@!!! How does that even happen.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

"This is in Shanghai," what more needs to be said? Following the tragic disaster of the numerous government-built schools, hospitals, and factories which collapsed during the recent earthquake in Sichuan province, how can another government-constructed building failure be a surprise?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Holly shmollies!!!

I hope there were no casualties.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


"This is in Shanghai," what more needs to be said? Following the tragic disaster of the numerous government-built schools, hospitals, and factories which collapsed during the recent earthquake in Sichuan province, how can another government-constructed building failure be a surprise?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The caisons on that should be 3 times as thick and I can barely see any rebar in them. It's like they used wire instead of rebar. Even if the ground doesn't get that muddy and saturated the caisons should still be way thicker. Quite sad really. I'm not an engineer, but it's pretty clear there the stuctural support of this building was weak (no pun intended).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Speaking of buildings tumbling over:

Here's the video of a building in Turkey performing a somersault after a demolition goes awry. No one was hurt and there was no major damage to anything else, thank God.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It looks like a child's construction set!!!! It is not for people! Awfull thing! <_<

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites



  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.