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Made in China: Tofu Buildings

In August, a series of typhoons hit China. While the wild winds did create some problems for the people, the storms also exposed a dark secret of the Chinese construction sector — “tofu buildings.” This is a phrase used in China to label poorly constructed buildings that tend to crumble like tofu when stressed by ...

Nspirement Staff

A new building in China that is falling apart.