July 06, 2022

A new phase in North Korea’s ‘Pyongyang speed?’

Construction the year after fatal collapse may reveal new emphasis on stability, proper construction methods for apartment buildings

Korea Central Television introduced the construction status of the new residential apartment being built in Future Scientists Streets, Pyongyang earlier this week, potentially harkening a new era of "Pyongyang speed" in which stability matters as much as rapidity.

According to NK News research the current exterior of the building was built in about 300 days or possibly less.