Site Matters – How not to build a high-rise

Yes, believe your eyes: that’s an apartment building in Shanghai, virtually intact but on its side after, well, falling over.  The building was one of eleven 13-story buildings being constructed in the Lotus Riverside complex in China’s largest city.  It collapsed last June, killing one construction worker.

via Switchboard, from NRDC :: Kaid Benfields Blog :: How not to build a high-rise.