32. The Sampoong Department Store Collapse

In this week’s Patch, the guys take a more serious turn as they discuss the June 29th, 1995 collapse of the Sampoong Department Store in Gangnam, Seoul. More than 500 lives were lost in the tragedy. The guys look at the history of the project and the events which led up to the disaster. Here are the references for tonight’s podcast:

https://youtu.be/-5idPqAlLGU
https://interestingengineering.com/death-and-calamity-sampoong-department-store-collapse-explained
http://www.greatdisasters.co.uk/the-sampoong-department-store-collapse/
http://www.greatdisasters.co.uk/the-sampoong-department-store-collapse/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sampoong_Department_Store_collapse
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yangjae_Citizens%27_Forest

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