Indian workers break record to build a ten storey building
A team of Indian workers has built a ten-storey tower block that rises over 100 feet into the sky - all in just two days.
More than 200 builders and three cranes worked 'around the clock' to meet the tight deadline, in a desperate bid to finish in time for tea on Saturday.
And, despite taking just 48-hours to make, its planners say it is so sturdy it will last for at least 600 years.
I. C. Syal, an ex-professor of Punjab Engineering College who designed the building, said the structure can last for 600 years.
'It's a tube-in-tube structure. There will be no problem of seepage or leakage.
'We also measured the building's deflection in case of strong winds and earthquakes, which comes to 49mm as against 123mm deflection allowed by the government for conventional buildings,' Syal said...
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