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Entire New 13-Story Building Tips Over in Shanghai

Entire New 13-Story Building Tips Over in Shanghai

 

This past Saturday, an entire apartment building in Shanghai collapsed. To be fair, the building was under construction and thus unoccupied, but it’s still a minor miracle that there was only one fatality.

Sounds like there was a problem with some nearby flood prevention walls at the Dianpu River, but there’s no hard evidence as to why this huge building simply fell over. Anyway, here are some sweet pictures of the architectural carnage. [Cellar.org via Twitter]

Entire New 13-Story Building Tips Over in ShanghaiSEXPAND

Entire New 13-Story Building Tips Over in ShanghaiSEXPAND

Entire New 13-Story Building Tips Over in Shanghai

Found on Gizmodo.com

http://gizmodo.com/5304233/entire-new-13+story-building-tips-over-in-shanghai/

 
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