SEG Plaza, the iconic Shenzhen skyscraper, wobbled for unknown reasons. Photo: Handout SEG Plaza, the iconic Shenzhen skyscraper, wobbled for unknown reasons. Photo: Handout
SEG Plaza, the iconic Shenzhen skyscraper, wobbled for unknown reasons. Photo: Handout
Safety in China

How a wobbly skyscraper in downtown Shenzhen has shaken public confidence in high-rise buildings

  • One local media report said an unusual combination of factors had created an aerodynamic phenomenon known as the ‘Karman vortex street’
  • The SEG Plaza in Shenzhen has been closed until an official investigation into the shaking has been completed

Topic |   Safety in China
SEG Plaza, the iconic Shenzhen skyscraper, wobbled for unknown reasons. Photo: Handout SEG Plaza, the iconic Shenzhen skyscraper, wobbled for unknown reasons. Photo: Handout
SEG Plaza, the iconic Shenzhen skyscraper, wobbled for unknown reasons. Photo: Handout
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