New 13-Story Building In Shanghai Tips Over
Gizmodo has jaw-dropping photographs of a newly-finished (and thankfully unoccupied) apartment building that toppled over on its side:
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.