Published: 15 January 2016

How Buffalo Bill inspired an engineering icon

Arch, Cantilever, History

106 years ago today the Buffalo Bill Dam was completed in Wyoming, USA, on the Shoshone River. It was an astonishing feat of engineering, the tallest dam in the world at the time, and exemplifies the absolutely crucial part engineers played in settling the American West in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

 

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Published: 13 January 2016

China’s towering feats of engineering

Skyscrapers

As the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat announces the world’s 100th supertall building, and Shanghai Tower is named the 2nd tallest building in the world, we look at how China is getting taller and taller.

 

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