Tag: bridge
November 24, 2020
How to Get Around Transportation-Wise While Travelling to Venice Italy and the Hanseatic Cities of Europe

Venice is uniquely connected to the mainland by Ponte della Libertà or Liberty Bridge that was built in 1932 and the railroad bridge that lies right next to it built in 1846. Both bridges are 5km long and connect the historic island to the mainland by bus, train and car (The Liberty Bridge, 2018). The […]

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October 21, 2020
How long do roofs really last?

If you live in South Florida, you know for a fact that you don’t have to worry about losing your roof to snow, ice, or other wintery weather conditions. However, hurricanes can also do measurable damage to roofs in this area as well as large tree branches falling on them. Mostly, its climate and weather […]

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September 21, 2020
How to Find the Right Electrician in Adelaide? 

If you're having problems with a faulty connection or an electrical appliance at home or work, you surely will need to get an electrician. It is no lie that finding quality service these days is a challenging task, and if you need electrical repair services in Adelaide, you can trust there are a few good […]

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July 12, 2020
Commercial Diving: Inland vs Offshore

  When you hear the term commercial diving, what comes to your mind? Generally, it refers to the underwater work that involves inspection, testing, maintenance, repairs, and construction. They are also responsible for assessing the environmental water conditions and setting strict compliance to promote marine life.   There are two divisions for this kind of […]

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May 14, 2020
Effective Ways To Sell A House As-Is In Lincoln, NE

Selling a house as-is can be a real lifesaver to get you out of a fix. It can be an ideal move when in dire conditions like fire and storm damage, challenges of low equity and title issues, or reasons stemming from bankruptcy and health. You can engage a realtor or seamlessly sell it to […]

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May 7, 2020
Why A Modern Home Builder Should Try A Scandinavian Design

For the modern home builder, nothing provides more functionality, durability, and simplicity than Scandinavian modern home designs. Though this popular style has become a building block of contemporary interiors, its seeds were first sowed in 1950. Since then it’s undergone rapid changes and yet retained the same original characteristics. Its clean and sleek furnishings and […]

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April 26, 2020
Best Ways to Fund Home Improvements

If you’re planning on refurbishing or renovating your home to any significant degree, you’re likely to come across some pretty considerable expenses very quickly. Before you begin, it’s important to plan carefully deciding on which work is essential and which is desirable but not particularly necessary. After this, you can put together a clear budget […]

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March 18, 2020
The Wow Factor: 10 Stunning Architectural Marvels in Africa You Don’t Want to Miss

  Africa is known for its wildlife, people, and for the way that old and new cultures interact and combine in a unique environment. The developing social, business, and architectural spheres are part of this uniqueness. These 10 architectural landmarks are marvels of Africa’s urban centers and reflections of Africa’s history that could justify a […]

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January 26, 2020
Nanpu Bridge Highway Interchange

Nanpu Bridge History The Nanpu bridge is the world’s  fourth longest cable stayed bridge. In addition, this is also the first girder bridge of Shanghai with a structural composition of steel and concrete. Before the year 1991, people used to communicate between Puxi and Pudong with the help of the ferry service. After the construction […]

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November 11, 2019
Devil's Bridge Germany: Kromlau Bridge Rakotzbrücke

A "devil's bridge" is a term used for dangerous looking bridges throughout Europe that were built during the Medieval Time (1000-1600 A.D.). Devil's Bridge Germany is one great piece of architecture. The Devil's Bridge has been a term attributed to these skimpy yet strong bridges because the construction of them seemed so impossible that only […]

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August 8, 2019
Wisconsin Construction and Personal Loans to Use for Home Repairs

Typically when you're looking for a loan to build a new home with, rehab a property, make additions to your current home or finally address home maintenance issues you haven't tackled yet, you usually apply for a mortgage, second mortgage, or home equity loan or line of credit. One of the troubles is that both […]

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April 21, 2019
Golden Opportunities in San Francisco

On the Pacific coast of California, San Francisco is an alluring destination for many travelers. It’s a city of stunning architecture, graced by the Golden Gate Bridge, as well as a rich culture and diverse art scene. Whether you’re traveling to San Francisco for a weekend or a month, it’s a good idea to look […]

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July 3, 2018
Why You Need to Invest in Real Estate in Turkey?

Turkey is a fast-growing economy in the world. Located amidst the Aegean Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Marmara Sea and the Black Sea, Turkey is an ideal location for businesses and it has a global tourism industry. Istanbul, the economic heart of Turkey was also named the ‘European Culture Capital’ in 2010. There has been a constant […]

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January 31, 2016
China builds sky high Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge

Travelers and tourists will soon be able to walk across the world’s longest and highest glass bottom bridge. The bridge spans two cliffs in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park located in China’s Hunan Province. It is 430 meters long and six meters wide hovering over a 300 meter drop. The bridge hangs above the Zhangjiajie Grand […]

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November 8, 2014
Robert Redford House: Stunning Adobe in California

Robert Redford's House in California is Unique and Peaceful As a kid Robert Redford was a low-life that stole hubcaps from cars and lost his baseball scholarship because of his intoxication. He then studied at Pratt Institute. This guy studied acting and with his all-American good looks his career blossomed to Broadway. He is an […]

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May 24, 2014
Why The Golden Gate Bridge Is An Engineering Marvel

The Most Beautiful Bridge In America This bridge is more than a way to get to work every day, it is an engineering marvel. The bridge spans over the three mile long straight that is in between the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay. US Route 101 runs through the bridge and continues up […]

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February 21, 2014
City destinations for architecture enthusiasts

For those who arrange their vacation itineraries around the appreciation of architecture, here are three cities that score highly on the world’s list as having some of the most interesting and beautiful buildings.   Florence Renaissance architecture abounds in this vibrant Italian City. It is difficult not to become overwhelmed by the scale and richness […]

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October 6, 2013
World’s Largest Rubber Duck Travels to Pittsburgh

The giant 40-foot tall floating art installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman has traveled all over the world and now is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Check it out before it leaves on October 20th, 2013. This duck is truly the biggest rubber duck you have ever seen. Read more about the Pittsburgh rubber ducky. Take a […]

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May 26, 2013
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 really significant event and we need to learn from it, not just in Washington but around the country," Debbie Hersman explained while taking a boat ride on the Skagit River […]

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May 23, 2013
Hwy 101: The Ultimate California Road Trip

Introduction: Hwy 101 Over the summer I had a chance to understand the Golden State of mind by visiting California. The trip consisted of various stops mainly along the Pacific coastline. The vacation started after landing at LAX in Los Angeles. The sun shinning into the windows of the plane during landing gave me a […]

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March 8, 2013
Shanghai World Financial Center Coolest Observatory Deck in The World

On the 100th the Shanghai World Financial Center's observatory remains teh tallest cantilevered observatory deck in the world. What makes it so unique is that the bridge like sructure spans the tops of the building's gap, at 1,555 feet in the air. Construction went from 1997-2008 Architect: Kohn Petersen Fox

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February 21, 2013
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 was the third-longest suspension bridge in the world when it opened to the public on July 1, 1940, but it closed four months later after a spectacular collapse. The […]

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December 31, 2012
Diverging Diamond Interchange: The Ultimate Guide

Here is a little something for you Civil Engineers and Road "Architects". Transportation and infrastructure in the modern world advances everyday. We see examples while driving, flying, and even biking around our cities, towns, and villages. Keeping traffic to a minimum for CE's is as vital as CAD to an architect. Civil engineers attempt to […]

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October 2, 2012
Ponte Vecchio Florence, Italy

The Ponte Vecchio Bridge (Old Bridge) was constructed in 1345 over the Arno Rive in Florence, Italy. As you can see from the images, the bridge is very unique. Currently, the bridge consists of small businesses such as jewelers, art dealers and souvenir sellers. Fun Facts It was said that the economic concept of bankruptcy originated on the bridge, when […]

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