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Just a few days ago, the winning design for the New College of Architecture and Design at Wenzhou-Kean University in Wenzhou, in China, was announced. The new college is scheduled to be completed in 2018. A team, comprised of Moore Ruble Yudell (MRY), Tongji Architectural Design and Research Institute and SWA Landscape have proposed the winning design of the new college which consists of a series of rectangular structures, in the middle of which lies a large forum, central to both the building and the University. At the entrance of the university campus, a grand portico is proposed to welcome students and visitors.

Cracks appeared suddenly in one of the glass panels of the impressive bridge in China's Yuntai Mountain, resulting in a group of Chinese tourists to start screaming in terror.

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Friday, 11 September 2015 07:29

Video: Impressive Bridge Explosion in China

Three seconds were enough for a bridge with a height of 180 meters, in China, to be destroyed, after a controlled explosion.

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  • Date occured Friday, 11 September 2015
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Monday, 13 July 2015 11:53

The Longest Underwater Tunnel

The underwater tunnel is a huge project with a cost at around 36 billion US dollars, with a length twice as long as the Channel Tunnel is and it will be built in the most dangerous earthquake zones in Asia. When the tunnel is completed, the Dalian tunnel will be the longest undersea tunnel in the world.

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  • Date occured Monday, 13 July 2015

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake that hit China's northwestern Xinjiang province, has claimed 6 lives and left 48 people injured today.

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  • Date occured Friday, 03 July 2015

The first 3D printed estate in the United States is set to be complete by the end of 2017. The ambitious project is being undertaken by New York City architect Adam Kushner, alongside partners including 3D-printing pioneer Enrico Dini and his D-Shape firm. The estate will feature a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, carport and a 2,400 square foot house in upstate New York.

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  • Date occured Friday, 19 June 2015
Friday, 22 May 2015 09:38

Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge

This summer the world's highest and longest glass-bottom bridge, located in Zhangjiajie, a scenic national park in the country's Hunan province, is going to be completed and it will connect two massive cliffs.

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  • Date occured Friday, 22 May 2015

A 66 foot long brick wall was blown down in China and this collapse, which occurred on a street in Lanzhou City, northwestern China, has claimed 2 lives and left 7 people injured. The trapped pedestrians were dug out by the rescuers using shovels and other tools as well as searching the debris for further victims.

After meeting with Chinese officials last week, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin announced plans for a joint space exploration project. This joint venture could lead to the establishment of a Sino-Russian base on the moon. The announcement was made of April 28 in the Chinese city of Hangzhou. Rogozin told reporters:

China is considering an extension of a railway line that will link the country of Nepal via a tunnel under Mount Everest. This is according to Chinese state media. There is serious skepticism as to whether the project will ever get off the ground, as this is just the latest proposal in a series of ambitious rail schemes Beijing is examining. The project is expected to be completed by 2020 and would forge a crucial trade link between China and India.

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