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Skyscrapers - Great Buildings - Architecture Online 30 St Mary Axe, by Norman Foster, at London, England, UK, 2000 to 2004. 7 South Dearborn, by Skidmore Owings and Merrill, at Chicago, Illinois, 2000. Bank of China Tower, by I. Global Terrorism Database The updated GTD WebGL Globe is an interactive geographic visualization, currently in beta, that plots the location and frequency of yearly terrorist attacks worldwide from 1970-2014. It was developed by START using the WebGL Globe open platform created by the Google Data Arts Team. Automated geocoding from the OpenCage Geocoder supplements the geocoding available in the public dataset.

Museo Casa de la Memoria A collective of Colombian architects have designed a memorial museum for Medellín, Colombia, to commemorate victims of conflict. Architects on the project include Juan David Botero, Maria Fernanda Vasco, Carla Cristina Gil, Jorge Adrian Gaviria, Catalina Jaramillo, Daniel Santiago Herrera, Elías José Gomez, Víctor Hugo Rodriguez, Alejandro Naranjo and Oscar Santana. Separated into three floors, the building's main exhibition spaces will be located at ground level, with archives on the first floor and an auditorium, cafe, workshop spaces and offices in the basement. The building will be supported internally by portico and concrete slabs, with an outer metallic skeleton supporting the facades and roof.

The Best Architectural Websites The Top Architectural Websites in the World That sounds pretty important doesn’t it? At the very least it sounds comprehensive … it suggests an extensive and exhaustive collection of the best architecturally themed websites in the world. I’m not sure if that is this list but it is my go-to list of websites. BUILDING BIG: Home Page Explore large structures and what it takes to build them with BUILDING BIG™, a five-part PBS television series and Web site from WGBH Boston. Here are the main features of the site: Bridges, Domes, Skyscrapers, Dams, and Tunnels.

Professor Sanders Offers a History Lecture Hillary Clinton once joked that she comes from the ’60s. But sometimes Bernie Sanders still lives there. As the Iowa caucus rapidly approaches, Sanders has begun some of his speeches with an ode to past social movements, including labor rights, women’s suffrage, civil rights and gay rights. Einstein-Image and Impact. AIP History Center exhibit. Download this Einstein Web site in PDF format (3.5 MB) Sign up to find out when we put more exhibits online Einstein en Español Brought to you by The Center for History of Physics Copyright © 1996 - 2014 American Institute of Physics Site created Nov. 1996, revised November 2004

contemporary concrete furniture 'concrete bench' by tejo remy and rené veenhuizen an industrial mundane material generally associated with building construction, concrete is known for its solidity, strength and durability. often used to create large monolithic forms, designers have started to manipulate the cold, rigid medium, forming it into organic and fluid furniture pieces expressing more movement and softer lines with concrete which usually seems static.

No. 570 - 2012.1024 Trees are fundamental to urban landscapes and natural ecosystems. Wood from trees is a fundamental material for architecture. The tension between wood in living trees, and wood in buildings and other products, is arguably at an all-time-high on planet Earth. Build a Bridge Websites American Society of Civil Engineers A site for engineering professionals with information on publications, job openings, educational programs, conferences, and other industry resources. Association for Bridge Construction and Design Learn about the activities of this organization devoted to improving the science of bridge design, construction, and maintenance. Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute This organization is dedicated to fostering greater understanding and use of precast/prestressed concrete. The Clark Bridge, Alton Illinois A photo history of the bridge featured in the NOVA program Super Bridge. Figg Engineering Group, Hanson Professional Services These two companies are the engineers of record for the Clark Bridge.

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