Monday, May 20, 2019

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...

Guest Author Josh Traynere on Solar Roadways

The beginning of the future is here. In the Netherlands, the world’s first solar bike path is being built. Although the path itself is only...

The History and Architecture of the Willis Tower in Chicago

The World's Tallest Tower in the 80's is Still Very Stunning The Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower was constructed in Chicago, Illinois....

Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) Rebuilt in Dresden Germany

The Frauenkirche was originally built in 1743 and designed by Dresden's city architect George Bähr. It was placed on the outskirts of town and was surrounded...

The History and Architecture of The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is the tallest building in France composed of massive latticework structure. It is located in the heart off Paris, France. It is a...

The World’s Tallest Waterslide in Kansas City

The World's Tallest Waterslide Looks as Terrifying As It Sounds Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City is getting ready to break a world record. Kansas City...

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...

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...

Art Structure Created by Attaching 3,144 Bicycles Together

Amazing Art Piece Comes to Toronto This amazing piece of art consists of 3,144 bicycles connected together. The whole structure covers 100 feet long by...

Washington Bridge Collapse is a wake up call

The National Transportation Safety Board stated Saturday that the bridge collapse in Washington last week is a wake-up call for the nation. "This is a...

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...

Emperor Justinian 1 (Justinian the Great) Architectural Influence

Intro My intent for writing this post is to enlighten you on what I found thought provoking about the history of Justinian the Great, specifically...

One of the World’s Biggest Highway Interchanges: Nanpu Bridge

The Nanpu bridge is the world’s  fourth longest cable stayed bridge. This is also the first girder bridge of Shanghai with a structural composition...