Friday, July 19, 2019

Sydney Opera House Architecture

The Sydney Opera House is located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was opened on October 20th 1973 an exists to be a great...

A Change in Our City’s Infrastructure After Boston Marathon Bombing

// // In a city with garbage cans, mail boxes, dumpsters and parked cars, it is practically impossible to prevent such a catastrophic event...

Taking Care To Incorporate Trees Into Modern Urban Design

Paris is the latest major city to make a pledge to plant more trees, and the local council would like to see 50%...

The History and Architecture of Two Prudential Plaza

Two Prudential Plaza Two Prudential Plaza is currently the 6th tallest building in Chicago and the 13th tallest in the United States. Various companies are...

The History and Architecture of the John Hancock Building

A Chicago Marvel Stand Tall its Skyline The John Hancock Center was erected in 1969 after four years of construction. This Chicago icon is known...

Devil’s Bridge (Rakotzbrücke) Germany

Devil's Bridge is a term applied to the dangerous looking bridges throughout primarily Europe that were built during the Medieval Time (1000-1600 A.D.). The...

How Architecture Will Change in 50 Years

The World of Architecture in 50 Years Architecture is a constantly changing art form, yet any era of architecture can be admired and some prefer...

The Benefits of Using Steel in Building Structures

Buildings and skyscrapers have always been a remark of development in any country. The technological advancement that has taken place in the architectural development...

Masdar City near Abu Dhabi, Dubai: A Zero Carbon City

Masdar City is a project that is being built in Abu Dubai. The city is planned to be zero-carbon emitting, this means no cars....

Diverging Diamond Patterns: A Civil Engineering Persepective

Diverging Diamond Interchanges Here is a little something for you Civil Engineers and Road "Architects". Transportation and infrastructure in the modern world advances everyday. We...

5 Architectural Fails

Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Tacoma, WA The Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a suspension bridge that connected the port city of Tacoma, WA, with the Kitsap Peninsula. It...

Architecture of the Lincoln Memorial

A Special Memorial for a Special President The 99 foot monument dedicated to Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, is not only...

Timing Pittsburgh’s 2015-2016 Winter Storms via Plows

Pittsburgh's Past Winter had many storm associated with it. Pittsburgh tracks their plows and puts the data online. Here we have inventoried each storm...