That, friends, is a building somewhere in China that’s lying down. Not a New Age hotel, not an incredible feat of engineering. A massive screw up.

Some sketches, and then pictures follow. Click on the <continue reading> link below to see them.

This first sketch shows the intact building, with pilings…

Everything's fine....

Then they dig out a hole for some parking...

Then it starts raining...

The lateral pressure snaps the pilings (you know where this is going...)

Gravity does what gravity does best...

Any closer and it was apartment building dominos

Thanks for sharing, Omar!


One response to “Ooops…

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