A 5-story building in Shanghai walks to a new location

A 5-story, 85 year old building in Shanghai was fitted with nearly 200 robotic feet & walked 200ft to a new location. I thought I was high, just watching

A 5-story building in Shanghai walks to a new location Photo

Historic Shanghai building "walks" 60 metres to its new home Photograph:( Reuters )

The technicians “walked” the building for 61.7 metres (202.4 feet) for which specially fitted robotic legs were used. Also read: China planning to invade Taiwan, says foreign minister Joseph Wu to WION The building in question was originally named Lagena Primary School, and was constructed in 1935. According to Reuters, the building was later repurposed as a middle school until 2018. Watch below: Another Mind Boggling Engineering Feat 🤯 #China construction team just "lifted and moved" a massive school building in Shanghai over a 18 day period to a new location pic.twitter.com/yDdJgpFr9n — StarBoy 🥭 (@StarboyHK) October 21, 2020 × Technicians did not want to harm, or destroy the historic building. So what did they do? Made it stroll across town, quite literally. In a bid to avoid damaging the building, technicians from a construction company fitted the building with 198 robotic devices that look like its legs. Owing to construction nearby, the building had to be demolished. Luckily for the building, it was moved to a new location on wheels. The robotic legs underneath the building were fitted with wheels to allow easy movement. Also read: US election 2020: Who does China really want to win the presidential race? The building is five-storey high, and is currently stationed at its new destination, where it reached on October 15. According to China’s CCTV, the building is currently undergoing renovations for historic preservations at its new location.

The building in question was originally named Lagena Primary School, and was constructed in 1935. According to Reuters, the building was later repurposed as a middle school until 2018. Watch below: Another Mind Boggling Engineering Feat 🤯 #China construction team just "lifted and moved" a massive school building in Shanghai over a 18 day period to a new location pic.twitter.com/yDdJgpFr9n — StarBoy 🥭 (@StarboyHK) October 21, 2020 × Technicians did not want to harm, or destroy the historic building. So what did they do? Made it stroll across town, quite literally. In a bid to avoid damaging the building, technicians from a construction company fitted the building with 198 robotic devices that look like its legs. Owing to construction nearby, the building had to be demolished. Luckily for the building, it was moved to a new location on wheels. The robotic legs underneath the building were fitted with wheels to allow easy movement. Also read: US election 2020: Who does China really want to win the presidential race? The building is five-storey high, and is currently stationed at its new destination, where it reached on October 15. According to China’s CCTV, the building is currently undergoing renovations for historic preservations at its new location.

The building in question was originally named Lagena Primary School, and was constructed in 1935. According to Reuters, the building was later repurposed as a middle school until 2018.

Another Mind Boggling Engineering Feat 🤯 #China construction team just "lifted and moved" a massive school building in Shanghai over a 18 day period to a new location pic.twitter.com/yDdJgpFr9n

Owing to construction nearby, the building had to be demolished. Luckily for the building, it was moved to a new location on wheels. The robotic legs underneath the building were fitted with wheels to allow easy movement.

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