How Long Until Materials In this Project Become Degraded

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This unfinished high rise condo/hotel in gulf of Thailand has been in incomplete state for about 3 years.
How long can the materials last in terms of the project being completed ?
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There is exposed steel there which will oxidize. It takes a long time to rust through rebar, but it will happen.
 
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Rebar rusts to uselessness in order of decades to centuries.
 
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There is exposed steel there which will oxidize. It takes a long time to rust through rebar, but it will happen.
Yep, I've snapped quite a few pieces by hand when I was kid working construction in SFl.
 

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