China Quality Buildings “Truly Paper Thin”

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The latest marvel of Chinese engineering to be doing the rounds online are some of the ultra-slim buildings of Shanghai, earning such high praise as “looking just like a movie set” and “being even thinner than Japan’s.”

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  • Anonymous commented on January 22, 2014 22:51

    I can't help but think of Terraria or some other 2d building game. I can see how it works, just, it wont last with wind...... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 18, 2014 19:16

    I live in Southern California. I have personally seen many examples of this kind of construction. ihops occasionally have false second floors. And a lot of nice plazas/shopping areas have false facades to create a classy european/asian... More


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The latest miracle of China quality construction to have amazed those in China and beyond is the advent of “fake” windows – in fact just black squares painted on the side of a building…

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  • Anonymous commented on November 20, 2013 04:54

    I wonder if exploding cardboard is cheaper than regular cardboard.... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 12, 2013 05:02

    Ха-Ха-Ха! А в России и Казахстане поддельные дороги есть!... More


Korean “Tsunami” Offices Outrage Japanese

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A new Seoul municipal office in the likeness of a “big wave” poised to crash down on the old Japanese colonial era city offices has provoked plenty of controversy in Japan, being condemned as “the ultimate expression of Korean tastelessness” and “a deliberate insult to tsunami victims.”

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  • Kiljoy616 commented on November 18, 2013 10:29

    Looks cool, get over it, if your going to try and not offend anyone then nothing will ever be built at all. Love to see the twin tower one, better than the stupid arrow one... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 17, 2013 19:14

    Koreans are bunch of cheating pussy... More


Cyber-Tatami: “The Foreigners Will Love This!”

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Tatami flooring boasting embedded LED lighting has been wowing many Japanese online with its overpowering cyber-wafuu styling.

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  • Anonymous commented on October 26, 2013 11:08

    "annoying seesaw fountain thing" == "shishiodoshi" ~= "deer-scare".... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 26, 2013 10:57

    White is better for upskirt lighting.... More


Demolition, China Style

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The lengths Chinese real estate developers will go to when mere property owners refuse to sell up are yet again causing a stir, with the latest example seeing tenants simply having their building torn down around them.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 23, 2013 18:29

    awwww... non-exploding chinese news. BORING!... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 23, 2013 02:58

    ff... More


Chinese Buildings Uniformly Disturbing

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The latest China quality architecture to be causing a stir is the unashamed uniformity of a vast new Hainan suburb, combining both the charms of suburban sprawl and large-scale housing projects.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 30, 2013 07:47

    You should see how do things here in Mexico, just search pictures of Infonavit or Amontonavit in google...... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 29, 2013 15:10

    This is nothing like the Walled City.... More


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China’s latest pork-barrel prestige project will reportedly take the form of a giant ring, but so pointless is the project that it soon found itself the butt of mass Photoshop mockery.

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  • Anonymous commented on November 19, 2012 00:48

    Sonic the hedgehog approves.... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 18, 2012 20:47

    Even if it's built from foam, they wouldn't manage before 21/12 :)... More


China Menaced by Exploding Glass

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Reinforced glass panels are amongst the latest China quality manufactures to begin mysteriously exploding, in this case dropping the unfortunates who walking over it into the depths below.

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  • Gradius commented on September 8, 2012 01:32

    Their bombs do NOT explodes!... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 6, 2012 21:26

    You can break glass, but you can't destroy china.... More


Great Wall of China Collapses

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A recently restored section of the Great Wall of China has collapsed, prompting much soul-searching as to how modern Chinese construction techniques could not keep standing for 2 decades what had previously stood for centuries.

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  • Chen-04 commented on November 18, 2013 01:37

    Do you mean a lack of (honesty and greed) Or dou you mean a (lack of honesty) and greed?... More

  • Anonymous commented on November 11, 2012 19:20

    Ancient China known for the best engineering and good architectures. Modern China is best known for their "Do it wrong at the super-duper-ultra-wrongest wrong ever".... More


Starbucks, Japanese Style

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The “harmonious” design of a Starbucks outlet located at one of Japan’s top Shinto sites has outraged the architectural sensibilities of many Japanese, although pleasurable feelings of violation at the hands of corporate America are sadly complicated by the fact it was designed by Japanese architects…

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  • Anonymous commented on June 12, 2012 23:06

    As expected, Japanese style looks like an ogre barbarian mound serving rat diarrhea.... More

  • lyrasexplushie commented on June 2, 2012 09:11

    They would impale the poor hipsters first before becoming makeshift foundations.... More


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China’s latest boast is a 30 floor hotel built in only 15 days and supposedly able to withstand “magnitude 9″ earthquakes.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 9, 2012 03:33

    its not impossible. Its just that we're so used to the SLOW pace in the western world... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 6, 2012 10:55

    Made of Garbage no doubt. Really China, If you want to look for attention you got it. Now stop being a spoilt child and build something safe. Christ even my mouse is breaking apart and... More


Korean Skyscraper “Reminiscent of 9/11″

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A new skyscraper planned to grace the skyline of Seoul has been accused of resembling the spectacle of the World Trade Center under terrorist attack.

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  • Anonymous commented on January 17, 2012 05:53

    The thought put into it is cool although, yes, it does look eerily similar to 9/11....I'm sure there was a way to accomplish the same intention with a different design...one not reminiscing of 9/11.... /: I... More

  • Anonymous commented on December 19, 2011 23:58

    Not trolling but lurking.:)... More


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