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Urban redevelopment: building demolition, Tokyo style

OK, so it’s not quite so dramatic as the old-fashioned controlled explosion method, but it’s infinitely more elegant and high-tech: check out this amazing time-lapse video of the Kajima Corporation’s new method of demolishing obsolete buildings in crowded Tokyo:

According to Pink Tentacle:

Unlike conventional demolition that begins at the top of the building, Kajima