How do the foundation configurations compare for six of the world’s tallest skyscrapers? The folks at Groundworks, a residential and commercial foundation repair company, put together this sweet infographic to answer just that!
A 13-story apartment tower in the Lotus Riverside Development toppled over almost intact in Shanghai on June 26. The apartment building was still under construction and one worker was killed. According to the Shanghai Daily, there was an excavation for an underground parking garage immediately next to the failed structure. From the photos and video, it appeared that the building fell away from the excavation. More info and video after the break. (Imaginechina via AP Images via Wall Street Journal)
NationalDriller.com’s Foundation Report eNewsletter had an article about the foundations for Donald Trump’s latest hi-rise project in Las Vegas, Trump International Hotel & Tower Las Vegas. Anderson Drilling was the foundation contractor for the 294 drilled shaft foundations to support the 64-story building.
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