A green roof is a roof of a building that is partially or completely covered with vegetation and a growing medium, planted over a waterproofing membrane. It may also include additional layers such as a root barrier and drainage and irrigation systems. (The use of “green” refers to the growing trend of environmentalism and does(…)
The Palm Islands are artificial islands in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on which major commercial and residential infrastructure has been constructed. They are being constructed by Nakheel Properties, a property developer in the United Arab Emirates, who hired the Dutch dredging and marine contractor Van Oord, one of the world’s specialists in land reclamation. The(…)
Oresund Bridge is a combined two-track rail and four-lane road bridge-tunnel across the Öresund strait. It is the longest combined road and rail bridge in Europe and connects the two metropolitan areas of the Öresund Region: the Danish capital of Copenhagen and the Swedish city of Malmo. The international European route E20 runs across the(…)
View the videos on Subways in America, how it was constructed.
The airport was built on a largely artificial island reclaimed from Chek Lap Kok and Lam Chau. The two former islands that were levelled comprise about 25% of the surface area of the airport’s 12.55 km² platform. It is connected to the northern side of Lantau Island near Tung Chung new town. Land reclamation for(…)
The World Trade Center (sometimes referred to as WTC or Twin Towers) was a complex in Lower Manhattan whose seven buildings were destroyed in 2001 in the September 11 terrorist attacks. The site is currently being rebuilt with six new skyscrapers and a memorial to the casualties of the attacks. The original World Trade Center(…)
Burj- Dubai is going to be the worlds tallest structure on earth. Have a look at the various construction phase of this marvellous structure.Part 1 part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part-5