Hainan “Building Thin Thin” demolished

| July 13th, 2010

(daqi) July 10, Haikou, Hainan, the law enforcement personnel were directing the two excavators to demolish the most “awesome” (牛 niu) thin building in Hainan, this marks the end of the “Building Thin Thin” (楼薄薄).

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Demolition personnel at the sense said, this building was an illegal construction. The government once acquired some of the land from the owner and paid him the appropriate compensation. The owner then utilized the remaining 19 square meters of the land and also occupied part of the public land, constructed this “classic” building.

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“Building Thin Thin” had four floors and housed 6 people. Second and third floor were the bedrooms. (This picture taken on May 23)

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The narrowest point of the building was only over 20 center meters; the widest part was only 3 meters long. Some of the frames were made of single brick layer.

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Because the average monthly income of each person in the household was less than 500 yuan, the government qualified them for subsidized low-rent housing. As for the future, if the income of the household ever increases, whether they can continue to use the low-rent housing or not, is still currently under negotiation.

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Half an hour later, the building’s main frame structure was destroyed, the body of the building instantly collapsed.

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12 Comments | Leave a comment | Comment feed

  1. Devin says:

    1th ~! Cool~!

  2. Devin says:

    2010/07/13 at 3:58 am
    ———–
    It’s American time??

  3. shenmeniao says:

    this is what China news is all about right here!

    and devin…1th? c’mon bud…1st.

  4. JihadPunk77 says:

    lol @ 1th… it’s 1st haha.
    these pictures are insane!! I never knew apartment buildings could be very THIN!!

  5. www says:

    4st! lol

  6. Crystal says:

    I feel claustrophobic only by looking at the pictures. Can’t imagine how residents brought in the furniture???

  7. MadeinAmerica says:

    The government should have bought or taken possession of it and set it up as a tourist attraction.

  8. KahnKee says:

    It is a one of a kind, unique shape building. Should have been preserved as a historical tourist attraction.

  9. Gary says:

    “Some of the frames were one layer of brick”? Hainan gets pounded by hurricanes from time to time. After a category 3+, a building of one layer of bricks would look like that that last picture without needing the demolition machines.

  10. Decimus says:

    I thin that building was nice outside.
    Prity that it had to be killed.

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