10 Worst High-Rise Building Collapses in History

The 10 Worst High-Rise Building Collapses in HistoryPhoto: Greg Semendinger-NYPD Aviation Unit

Everyone knows the awful tragedy that was 9/11, but in recent times other towering buildings have come suddenly crashing down to earth, with often devastating consequences. The nine other events detailed in the article linked to below underline the vital importance of good engineering and remind us that no matter how inspiring the structures that fill our cities, “human error, a lack of proper safety standards, and unenforced building codes can lead to truly horrifying catastrophes.” These are the 10 Worst High-Rise Building Collapses in History.

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