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Don't Complain About Using Design Professionals, Getting Permits, or Following the Building Code

How many people die in building collapses in India.  The result is a staggering indictment of India's structural safety standards - 2,651 dead and 850 injured from the collapse of 2,737 structures in 2012.  Resulting from bad workmanship, poor monitoring, corruption, and poverty.

Original article from and interactive map

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