Casual Friday: prefab hotel by the numbers — 15 stories, 6 day build, 2 minute time lapse movie

Start with foundations and a warehouse or two full of prefab parts — 6 days later, you can have a fully built 15 story earthquake-resistant hotel, down to the cabling (non-Flash link here):

Granted, this feat takes 6 construction cranes and an army of workers. Still, an impressive thing to pull off — particularly in a country still dubbed “developing,” such that it needs a lot of buildings in a hurry.

H/T: Gizmodo

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