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Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge

Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge

News on Projects / Industry

Nothing but glass between visitors and the cliff

This summer the world's highest and longest glass-bottom bridge, located in Zhangjiajie, a scenic national park in the country's Hunan…

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Princeton Student Researching Self-Folding Structure

Princeton Student Researching Self-Folding Structure

News on Research / Academia

Shape-shifting façade increases environmental sustainability of buildings

Denisa Buzatu, a student at Princeton University, has a vision for a shape-shifting façade that would increase the environmental sustainability…

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Video: 66ft Long Wall Is Blown Down by High Winds

Video: 66ft Long Wall Is Blown Down by High Winds

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Investigations will be conducted by the Authorities in order to ascertain the causes of the accident.

A 66 foot long brick wall was blown down in China and this collapse, which occurred on a street in Lanzhou…

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Saudi Arabia to be Home to Worlds Largest Hotel

Saudi Arabia to be Home to Worlds Largest Hotel

News on Projects / Industry

Abraj Kudai on the way

Makkah, Saudi Arabia will soon be the home to the worlds largest hotel. Upon completion the Abraj Kudai will offer…

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Previously Damaged Structures Collapse after Second Quake hits Nepal

Previously Damaged Structures Collapse after Second Quake hits Nepal

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Many buildings in state of collapse

On Tuesday a magnitude-7.3 earthquake shook the impoverished country of Nepal, this is the second earthquake to hit the impoverished…

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Construction of Lunar Base in Consideration by Russia and China

Construction of Lunar Base in Consideration by Russia and China

News on Projects / Industry

Cooperation for major projects

After meeting with Chinese officials last week, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin announced plans for a joint space exploration…

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Exploring Crossrail

Exploring Crossrail

News on Projects / Industry

The most ambitious transport construction project undertaken in London.

Crossrail is one of the biggest projects in Europe, which is on its way since the 15th May, 2009. At…

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40,000 Buildings in New York may have to Switch off the Lights

40,000 Buildings in New York may have to Switch off the Lights

Other News

The bill states that a $1000 fine will be issued for non-compliance.

Legislation introduced by New York City Councilman Donovan Richards (D-Queens) would prohibit the exterior and interior lighting at night for…

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The Netherlands Largest Hotel Unveiled

The Netherlands Largest Hotel Unveiled

News on Projects / Industry

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Located on the southern edge of the Amsterdam RAI convention and exhibition center, construction on the Netherlands largest hotel will…

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Watergate Hotel Parking Structure Collapse

Watergate Hotel Parking Structure Collapse

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

The complex is currently under a $125 million renovation

A pancake collapse occurred on Friday at the parking structure that services Washington D.C.’s famed Watergate Hotel. The D.C. Fire…

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China Considering Railway Under Mount Everest

China Considering Railway Under Mount Everest

News on Projects / Industry

This is just the latest proposal in a series of ambitious rail schemes Beijing is examining

China is considering an extension of a railway line that will link the country of Nepal via a tunnel under…

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Eshima Ohashi bridge in Japan designed for the brave!

Eshima Ohashi bridge in Japan designed for the brave!

News on Projects / Industry

View from the front can be certainly deceiving!

The Eshima Ohashi Bridge in Japan, can surely catch the driver's attention and even discourage some from crossing it, especially…

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Video: old tires converted to eco-friendly homes in Colombia!

Video: old tires converted to eco-friendly homes in Colombia!

News on Projects / Industry

Homes are both eco friendly and earthquake resistant!

In Colombia, people have invented a new alternative green construction method for their homes, using old tires. Small buildings resembling…

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The April issue of TheStructuralEngineer.info newsletter is now available !

The April issue of TheStructuralEngineer.info newsletter is now available !

News on Publications

TheStructuralEngineer.info is pleased to announce the April issue #94 of our monthly Newsletter !

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