Identifying A Fake Steel Bar Using Chemical And Physical Methods

  As a contractor,civil engineer, architect, building technologist, etc who is knew into field work,you may be having issues with your confidence. Well, that was me some years back. After graduation, I got my first contract and I was supposed to be excited but funny enough, I wasn’t. I had doubts and fears about competence […]

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Wonder underground Shanghai quarry hotel

About 20 miles southwest of Shanghai in an abandoned quarry, is located an architectural masterpiece – a hotel, The InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland, considered to be the world’s first underground hotel. The InterContinental Hotels Group is behind the project as one of its flagship hotels in the country under the banner of Shimao Wonderland InterContinental. The […]

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This high road thrusts the gate tower in japan

Humans never cease to run out of ideas of ways of solving problems that bother them. The quest to solve problems brings about improvements and new versions of what already is. I guess this quest brings about advancement in development and technology. The gate tower located in Osaka Japan is one of those problem solved […]

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Ancient hanging monastery in China still stands till date

In the spirit of vertigenous constructions, I bring to you Xuan Kong Si also known as the hanging monastery in ancient day China. Xuan kong can be described as a forgotten wonder of the world. It was built in 491 AD, over 1500 years ago and still stands firm till today. It was constructed by […]

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China is building a green forest city

China is making waves on its policy to combat air pollution in the country caused by intensive urbanization and industrialization. China is known for its tall buildings scattered in major cities and also a lot of international hi-tech companies, working hard to beat its competitors from within and outside Asia. Due to this there’s serious […]

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Sydney is going green again with the Quay quarter tower

Sydney is about to define its skyline with the Quay quarter tower designed to feature the latest in commercial office technology and is targeting 6-star Green Star and 5.5 Star NABERS ratings. The tower (CLIENT-AMP CAPITAL and designed by Danish architect) , not so far from the opera house, will stand out in its design […]

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Energy efficient Shanghai tower in China

The Shanghai Tower is not only the tallest building in China but the second tallest in the world after the prestigious Burj Khalifa in Dubai.The Shanghai Tower incorporates numerous green architecture elements; its owners received certifications from the China Green Building Committee and the U.S. Green Building Council for the building’s sustainable design. . It […]

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Termite mound inspired building that cools itself in Zimbabwe

The Eastgate in Harare Zimbabwe is the largest office and shopping complex in the entire country. The complex was designed by Architect Mick Pearce in collaboration with Ove Arup engineers, Pearce’s practice is in Harare, and he specialises in buildings which are low cost, low maintenance, and have low environmental impact. It is the first […]

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The big Ben clock tower in london

Often times I’ve seen people name their alarm clocks Big Ben, especially in the movies. I didn’t know what that meant so I got curious. Why would most teens name their bedside clock Big Ben. One day I searched ‘Big Ben’ on Google and it gave me the result. It was an ‘aha!’ moment for […]

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Biggest abandoned skyscraper in the world

The Ryugyong Hotel is known to be the largest abandoned skyscraper in the world. It is located in Pyongyang, North Korea and spires an astonishing 330m (1080ft) with a total of 105 floors. It is also referred to as the 105 building, a reference to its number of floors. Was designed to be a mix […]

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