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Gotthard Base Tunnel (Rail Tunnel) Design Engineering, Construction & Cost

It is one of the most extreme engineering projects in World History, to build a 35 miles long tunnel under the Alps Mountains. It is the longest tunnel in the world. This could not be possible without world’s strongest drilling machines, each more than 3 stories high and longer than 4 football fields, drilling 24hrs a day for 6 years. The project costed $7 Billion.

New Woodrow Wilson Bridge Construction Project

The Woodrow Wilson bridge spans the Potomac River on the outskirts of Washington DC and connects the states of Maryland and Virginia. The bridge carries the I-95, the most heavily traveled road on the East cost of the United States. The Woodrow Wilson Bridge is 6,736 feet (2,053 m) long and 70 feet (21 m) high.
By Haseeb Jamal - Nov 17, 2017

Beijing Water Cube - China’s National Aquatic Center

Known as the Water Cube, the National Aquatic Centre is the site of the aquatic games at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. The National Aquatic Centre, or Water Cube, sets next to Beijing National Stadium in the Olympic Green. The cube-shaped Aquatic Centre is a steel frame covered with a membrane composed of energy-efficient ETFE, a
By Haseeb Jamal - Aug 31, 2017

Structural Details and Components of Taj Mahal

The architectural design uses the interlocking arabesque concept, in which each element stands on its own and perfectly integrates with the main structure. It uses the principles of self-replicating geometry and symmetry of architectural elements. The main archways, chiseled with passages from the Holy Qur’an and the bold scroll work of flowery pattern, give a captivating

Millau Viaduct Bridge Design, Construction & History

Millau Viaduct multiple span single line cable stayed Bridge the tallest bridge in the world. Its highest tower stretches a staggering 343 meters in height and 2.5 km in length. It is located in southern France, and is the highest bridge in the world. It is a truly amazing piece of engineering, especially considering the method used to span the distance between
By Haseeb Jamal - Jun 06, 2017

Megastructures - Itaipu Dam

The project cost was estimated at that time to be 13/5 billion pounds and was completed in 7 years by an army of 40,000 workers who took part in the project, of which 149 died in accidents during the construction of Itaipu dam. The dam design showed that it was 18 times larger than hoover dam in USA and 9 times heavier than that. Moreover it produced 6 times more electricity
By Haseeb Jamal - May 06, 2017

Palm Islands Dubai Construction, Design Facts and Technical Details

5 Km into the Persian Gulf, lie the Palm Islands, Dubai. Palm Jumeirah can even be seen from space. It is the biggest man made island in the world. Dubai is one of the richest places in the world, having size twice that of London. By 2016 oil is believed to be finished in Dubai, hence thrashing its economy to ground. Dubai must find a new source of income. The Crown Prince

Gomal Zam Dam Construction Facts & Figures

Under "Vision 2025 Programme of WAPDA", the Government of Pakistan (GOP) approved the Project in August, 2001. PC-I was prepared by WAPDA in August, 2001 at an estimated cost of Rs. Gomal Zam Dam is located at Khajuri Kach on Gomal River in South Waziristan Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA), on the West of Districts Tank and D.I.Khan of KPK.

Hong Kong International Airport Design & Construction

Hong Kong is one of the wealthiest cities in the world. Previously, it had an airport named Kai Tak. But that was in the middle of the city, endangering human life and property. It had only one run way and the congestion was a lot rather increasing day by day. The airplanes had to fly past the apartments and the tall buildings, very nearly and risk of accident was very high. A new
By Haseeb Jamal - Apr 21, 2017

Buj al Dubai Construction and Documentary Video

The Burj al-Arab is a luxury hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. At 321 metres (1,053 feet), it is the tallest building used exclusively as a hotel. The Burj al-Arab does not have ordinary rooms; rather it is divided into 202 duplex suites. We your a small suite. Suites occupy an area of 169 square metres (1,819 square feet), the largest one covers 780 square metres (8,396 square

Design and Construction of Burj Khalifa

Excavation work began for Burj Khalifa the tallest skyscraper in the world in January 2004 and over the years, the building passed many important milestones to become the tallest man-made structure the world has ever seen. In just 1,325 days since excavation work started in January, 2004, Burj Khalifa became the tallest free-standing structure in the world. The goal of the Burj

Design and Construction of Beijing Olympics Stadium

For 2008 Olympics games the vision of international teams of architects and engineers called for an adventure of steel and concrete made with modern techniques. Its steel roof is 320m long and 297m wide. It accommodated 91000 spectators to see 200 countries competing. When Beijing was selected as the venue of 2008 Olympic games, in 2002, Chinese officials announced

Design and Construction of Itaipu Dam

Itaipu dam is the world's most powerful dam built in Brazil in 1984.In 1994, the American Society of Civil Engineers selected the Itaipu Dam as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. It was supposed to generate 90,000 Giga Watts of electricity each year. In 2000, the generating capacity of Itaipu reached 93.4 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh), which supplied 93% of the energy

Hoover Dam Design, Construction and Facts

Hoover dam is America's most famous landmark, completed in 1935. It was the most colossal structure in the world at that time. This great American icon was to be the largest and heaviest dam, producing the largest amount of Hydro electric power in the world. 21000 men took part in its construction and of them 112 laid their lives to complete this megastructure.

The Falkirk Wheel, Scotland - History and Introduction

The Falkirk Wheel is named after the town of Falkirk in central Scotland,where this project is located. It is a rotating boat lift connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. The difference in the levels of the two canals at the wheel is 24 metres (79 ft). The wheel, has an overall diameter of 35 metres (110 ft) and consists of two opposite arms which extend 15 metres

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