Jump to content

Building Tips Over

Recommended Posts

China is scary - everybody is corrupt and there's no rule of law to enforce building codes or safety laws or any kind of regulation, really. The government ultimately isn't accountable to the people, so why would they ever care about public safety?

This kind of stuff happens all the time over there, just not as dramatically or visibly as this particular incident.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I'd argue that this building is actually pretty well built. Even after toppling over it looks pretty intact. Maybe they over-engineered the building and under-engineered the foundation.

I was thinking the same thing... it seems like the foundation gave way on one side or something and it just tipped over. Wow that is crazy! Imagine if it was full of people!

The development, known as

Edited by HtownWxBoy
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...