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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.
Dec 2, 2014 11:45 PM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
Maglev elevators are able to carry 50 percent more people while reducing wait times to between 15 and 30 seconds.
Aug 15, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The 2014 Structural Awards is an annual design awards that celebrates the marriage of art and engineering.
May 2, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Denise Chow, LiveScience
The ancient Egyptians who built the pyramids may have been able to move massive stone blocks across the desert by wetting the sand in front of a contraption built to pull the heavy objects, according to a new study.
Apr 28, 2014 02:48 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Jenga fans might want to check out this topple-free hotel. Continue reading →
Apr 27, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
By the end of this decade, we'll see a kilometer-high building.
Nov 17, 2013 10:25 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Big structures rule this week's tech gallery, from the new tallest building the U.S. to a vertical ship designed to drift on ocean currents.
Oct 23, 2013 05:34 AM ET
Some of the coolest, most interesting building out there garner so much attention not for their height but for their wild curves and odd shapes. Trace explains why we're so drawn to this type of architecture.