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Q: Someone mentioned something about Chinese workmanship?

http://shanghaiist.com/2016/12/06/cracked_dorm.php

 

I've seen so many buildings like these but not as bad, bridges too. 

I refer back to the China is so great article, they can't even build buildings!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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My question is who is miserable enough to take their time going through this post and downvoting anyone who provides links proving this post to be true...talk about butthurt.

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There was one a couple of years back of the whole apartment block on its side due to shoddy footings.
ill see if i can find a link

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I can't find the link, but a few years ago there was a video of a guy scraping apart bricks in a newly built building...  by pressing his fingers against them. 

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yeah, I remember both of those incidents-  the building falling over and pictures of that guy scraping bricks with his fingernail,,,  lol,,,  makes one wonder, that's for sure.

Heck, where I work I can show you three fresh poured patches of concrete,,,, with footprints traipsed through them!  

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And to think they're being allowed to build those same apartment blocks all over the world.

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Worst is, even the super expensive luxury apartments in tier-1 CBDs or houses in those exclusive gated district look worse than the free social housing that European governments give away to people.

Even the newly built stuff, so I can't help but laugh when I hear that China is moving up the quality ladder, it isn't, never will for as long the dominant mentality is "short term" gains.

The size of the flats too! Can't hear but laugh at "Wow! This person is so rich! Their house is 150sqm! So big!" LMBO Chinese are easily impressed.

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A principal, a bunch of teachers,  CCP officials (who approved the project), architects,  contractors, raw material suppliers, engineers, safety inspectors, ........are going to have a very happy chinese new year, in Jan. 2017....

 

In 2018, developed countries have a dozen more new immigrants buying land to build residential monster mansions, their car sales people have a dozen more customers paying cash for ferrari, porsche, lambo........ 

 

All this is nothing new under the sun, including these cracks, and anti-corruption shows once in awhile. Mainlanders are born to love cracks, therefore they create as many as they can wherever they manage to crack into, so they feel at home........

 

https://journal.probeinternational.org/category/three-gorges-probe/cracks-in-three-gorges-dam/

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my favorite was inspectors shutting down 29 building projects in shenzhen because they were using sea sand with salt that could cause corrosion of the rebar in the concrete walls to be cheap instead of river sand. the salt sand will eat up the rebar in about a decade and since they dont know how many building were already built this way, many of them should starting cracking and falling on the streets in years to come.

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My question is who is miserable enough to take their time going through this post and downvoting anyone who provides links proving this post to be true...talk about butthurt.

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