There are plenty of awe-inspiring buildings, monuments and landmarks dotted around the world.
However, the following infographic by building coatings specialist Tor Coatings takes a look at the structures which had the potential to be great, but fell well wide of the mark.
All of the structures featured fell victim to questionable design decisions, workmanship that wasn’t up to scratch or unexpected weather conditions.
Have a read through the infographic and learn why these architectural disasters happened.
THE AON CENTRE
CHARING CROSS STATION
SAMPOONG DEPARTMENT STORE
JOHN HANCOCK TOWER
VDARA HOTEL & SPA
If you are hoping to begin designing a building of your own, you will also find the extreme weather section of the infographic very handy.
The facts and figures here will give you a good idea of where in the UK suffers from high wind speeds and high rainfall levels, as well as how the numbers compare to the worldwide records.
Infographic supplied by Tor Coatings that provides a range of proprietary internal building protection and external building protection technologies.
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