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Mar 31, 2016 04:41 AM ET
Would your office building stand a chance of surviving a serious earthquake? Depending on where you live, new construction might need to defend against a violently shaking Earth.
Mar 31, 2016 04:10 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Filipino architect Lira Luis is designing houses that could levitate to avoid flood waters. Continue reading →
Mar 3, 2016 03:00 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Skyslide will sit about 1,000 feet above the sidewalk and allow visitors to glide from the 70th floor down to the 69th. Wheeee?
Dec 3, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Engineering feats range from colossal sports stadiums to lightweight fossil excavation structures.
Sep 17, 2015 05:00 AM ET
Shanghai Disneyland is going to cost $5 billion dollars, and it's not even close to the most costly mega-project ever.
Mar 3, 2015 01:48 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
A new web series highlights people who live off the grid in sometimes shocking ways. Continue reading →
Feb 21, 2015 04:00 PM ET // AFP
Hundreds of panicked residents fled one of the tallest towers in Dubai early Saturday as a huge fire engulfed the skyscraper, causing extensive damage to its luxury flats.
Jan 29, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
This will be a banner year for skyscrapers as several new ones are scheduled for completion in a number of fast-growing cities.
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