New documentary series asks the question WHY BUILDINGS COLLAPSE?


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In the aftermath of Miami’s Champlain Tower South apartment collapse, in which 98 people died, this two-part documentary series forensically examines what went wrong and asks: what happened?

Could it have been prevented? And how many other buildings across the world are at risk of a similar catastrophic fate?

On 24th June 2021, the Champlain Towers South – a 12-storey residential building in Surfside, Miami USA – collapsed in just 12 seconds. 55 apartments were reduced to rubble and 98 people tragically lost their lives.

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What might have caused one of the worst building collapses in modern history? This episode forensically examines what went wrong and asks – could it have been prevented and how many other buildings across the world are at risk of similar catastrophic fate?

Why Buildings Collapse – New Series Premiere airs Wednesday, 22 June at 8.30pm on SBS and On Demand (2 Parts)

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