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Drone movie shows Foster + Partners' Apple Campus 2 beginning to rise out of the ground

An unofficial drone movie shot over the site of the new Apple Campus 2 in Cupertino, California, shows the latest progress on Foster + Partners' …

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Bald Hills Wind Farm: Time-Lapse Video Of Wind Turbine Construction

<b>Published on</b> August 28th, 2015 | <i>by Derek Markham</i><p>9<p>August 28th, 2015 by <b>Derek Markham</b><p>What does it take to build a 2 MW wind turbine? This time-lapse …

The World's 30 Most Impressive Megaprojects

The biggest and boldest projects on the planet.<p>Skyscrapers are reaching for new record heights, huge tunnels are establishing new transportation connections, and colossal bridges are spanning greater distances than ever before. Around the world, gigantic engineering and infrastructure projects are …

Designers create the 'impossible' zero-carbon house

<b>Designers at Cardiff University say they have constructed the sort of house George Osborne once described as impossible.</b><p>The chancellor scrapped a requirement for new homes to be zero carbon by 2016 because he said it would prove too expensive.<p>But Cardiff University say they have built a house that …

3D Printed Steel Pedestrian Bridge Will Soon Span an Amsterdam Canal

“We came to the conclusion that a bridge over the old canals of Amsterdam would be a fantastic metaphor for connecting the technology of the future …

Innovators Propose Two Rings in One for Rotterdam

By T.R. Witcher<p><b>A new type of building would marry a Ferris wheel-style observation platform with an innovative windmill.</b><p>June 2, 2015—Rotterdam is …

How Engineers Are Building Skyscrapers That Seem Physically Impossible

Stephen DeSimone, president of DeSimone Consulting Engineers in New York, is engineering a new kind of skyscraper. He’s working on structures unlike …

World's highest glass bridge to open in China | CNN Travel

Saudi's 1km-high Kingdom Tower to have 252 floors

The Kingdom Tower is slated for completion by the end of 2018.<p><b>The 1km-high Kingdom Tower is an engineering feat that, according to project’s</b> …

Gallery: 10 buildings showing the future of architecture

Broad Sustainable Building completes world's tallest prefab, 57 stories

This TreeHugger is a huge fan of Broad Sustainable Building's prefab building technology, and I have been impressed by the passion of its chairman …

How To Design The World’s Biggest Airport Terminal

How do you make an airport terminal that spans 173 acres feel like anything but a monster? Zaha Hadid attempts the impossible in Beijing.<p>Beijing’s new airport is going to be a monster. At 7.5 million square feet, it covers about the same amount of space as 130 football fields put together–all …

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World class achievements as dams reach new heights - International Water Power

Ted Warren provides an update on development of three of the world’s largest hydroelectric dams.<p>A number of major new hydroelectric and dam projects …

Revista Téchne | Vídeo: empresa alemã cria argamassa em placas | Engenharia Civil

Tecnologia<p>Notícias<p>Vídeo: empresa alemã cria argamassa em placas<p>Produto de destaque da BAU, Mörtelpad é composto por camada de massa revestida por …

Dream Big: Engineering Our World – A Heartfelt Story of Human Ingenuity Now Playing In IMAX® and Giant Screen Theatres

Incredible Photos from the Construction Site of the New Bay Bridge

A photographer spent more than a decade shooting from hellish, confined spaces and fog-shrouded eagles' nests.<p>You've got to envy Joseph Blum. At age 73, the San Francisco photographer is venturing to places that would cause the younger urban-exploration crowd to soak the floor in uncontrollable …

A Closer Look at the Retractable Roof of Atlanta's Bonkers New Stadium

Remember when the Atlanta Falcons announced they'd be building a new stadium—using a boatload of public money—that would be crowned with a …

14 Best Engineering Shows On Netflix

<b>Length</b>: 1 hour, 30 minutes<b><br>Netflix Rating</b>: 3.8 stars<p>e2 (2006-2008)<p>Narrated by Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, this PBS documentary series explores the …

This Zero-Emission Home Creates Enough Energy To Power An Electric Car For One Year

This just might just be the most beautiful zero-emission home we have ever laid eyes on. Snøhetta, a design firm in Norway, has created the ZEB Multi-Comfort House in Ringdalskogen, Larvik, Norway. The house not only runs solely on solar energy, but collects enough extra solar energy to power an …

The 10 Longest Arch Bridges in the World

Arch bridges are one of the oldest types of bridges. The oldest known bridge in the world known to still be in use is the Caravan Bridge, a stone …

The Slauerhoffbrug "Flying Drawbridge" and Other Impressive Dutch Overpasses

From mega-dams to cutting edge architecture, the Dutch seem to consistently pull off some pretty impressive infrastructure innovations—often …

Travelers Will Soon Walk Under Water to Catch Flights in Toronto

Author: Catesby Holmes. Catesby Holmes Autopia<p>Date of Publication: 12.29.14.<p>Time of Publication: 4:30 am. 4:30 am<p><b>Sure, a 90-second</b> ferry ride is a …

Nova construção nos Emirados Árabes parece uma nave de Star Trek

Todos nós sabemos que os sete Emirados Árabes possuem construções incríveis e megalomaníacas. Talvez, as mais conhecidas pelo público em geral fiquem …

How computer-aided organic architecture could change the city of the future

We’ve seen the future of architecture and design, and it’s at the intersection of biology, computing, and engineering.<p>While many architects these days put up buildings loaded with energy-saving features and attractive, sustainable design, one company is taking its approach to being green to another …

The secret ingredient behind Rome’s lasting monuments

In 30 B.C., the Roman architect Vitruvius wrote down an ancient recipe for mortar that, as it happens, could make modern buildings more durable and environmentally friendly.<p>The crucial ingredient, volcanic sand, has long been credited with the longevity of Rome’s ancient monuments, including the …

The Growing Trend of Long Span Structures

While some developers look to go higher and higher, there is also a growing camp with an increasing demand for longer, column free spaces; structures …

Revista aU | Primeira floresta vertical do mundo é inaugurada em Milão, na Itália | Arquitetura e Urbanismo

Edifícios<p>Notícias<p>Primeira floresta vertical do mundo é inaugurada em Milão, na Itália<p>Bosco Verticale, de Stefano Boeri, tem 10 mil m² de área verde …

10 places vying for the title of greenest building on the planet

We ran the numbers on the new Apple Campus 2 and discovered that it has some fierce competition in the sustainability department. Take a look at some of the greenest buildings ever constructed