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A bridge designed by Leonardo da Vinci but was never constructed is now being tested by engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

One person was killed and 4 were trapped under debris after an 8-story building collapsed in the city of Istanbul, Turkey.

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  • Date occured Wednesday, 06 February 2019

On 26th of August 2016, the opening ceremony of the third bridge of Bosporus - known as Yavus Sultan Selim Bridge- took place. The construction had been started in 2013 and the bridge supports four-lane motorway nd one railway line in each direction. It is located in Istanbul and it is a cable-stayed bridge. However, its size exceeds the typical dimensions of this type of bridge.

A new architectural project for a new marina design in Istanbul was announced recently. The design call for a mixed-use construction which will include a complex of man-made islands and a central piece of land where there will be units  for residence and entertainment. The unique feature of the marina is its shape since it resembles a row of pearls!

An ultra-modern underwater road tunnel in Istanbul is taking place and it will be launched in late 2016.

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  • Date occured Friday, 09 October 2015