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  • List of oldest known surviving buildings

    By age The following are amongst the oldest buildings in the world that have maintained the requirements to be such Occupation sites with older human made structures such as those in Göbekli Tepe do exist, but the structures are monuments and do not meet the definition of building (which can be seen above) Many of the buildings within the list contain primarily bricks, but most importantly ....

  • Machine shop

    The first part of Modern machine shop, Perrigo (1906) focussed on the physical construction of the building, and presented a model machine shop With this model machine shop Perrigo explored the way the space in factories could be organized This was not uncommon in his days...

  • 50 Most Amazing Buildings of the World

    The building was realized as the main pavilion and thematic emblem for the International World Exposition and its theme, Man and His World, held in Montreal in 1967 It is built as a part of Expo-67 It was designed to integrate the variety and diversity of scattered private homes with the economics and density of a modern apartment building...

  • List of tallest buildings

    In contrast, the Chrysler Building employed a very large 381 m (125 ft) spire secretly assembled inside the building to claim the title of world's tallest building with a total height of 3189 m (1,046 ft), although it had a lower top occupied floor and a shorter height when both buildings' spires were excluded...

  • Top 10 Oldest Buildings in the World

    These are the 10 Oldest Buildings in the World 10 Treasury of Atreus, Greece This tomb was constructed during the Bronze Age, around 1250 BC over 3,250 years ago Until the completion of the Pantheon, it was the tallest and widest dome in the world...

  • Modern architecture

    Modern architecture emerged at the end of the 19th century from revolutions in technology, engineering and building materials, and from a desire to break away from historical architectural styles and to invent something that was purely functional and new...

  • Early skyscrapers

    Architect William Van Alen competed with the designers of the Bank of Manhattan Trust Building to produce the tallest building in the world and famously erected the Chrysler spire in a last-minute, secret move in order to acquire the title for his own 69-story, 1,046-foot (319 m) tall building...

  • Tunnel boring machine

    A tunnel boring machine (TBM), also known as a "mole", is a machine used to excavate tunnels with a circular cross section through a variety of soil and rock strataThey may also be used for microtunnelingThey can be designed to bore through anything from hard rock to unnel diameters can range from one metre (33 ft) (done with micro-TBMs) to 176 metres (58 ft) to date...

  • Five Cutting

    Five Cutting-Edge Building Materials to Watch in 2016 These products and technologies draw inspiration from the natural world By Blaine Brownell The beginning of a new year routinely comes with the making of lists, often to forecast trends or outline objectives for the next 12 months I would like to offer my own set of predictions for 2016 The following materials technologies, I expect ....

  • The 25 best city skylines in the world

    The international building database Emporis attempts to quantify skylines by looking at the number and height of buildings in the world's major citi The result is an ever-changing ranking of the world's most impressive cityscap To rank skylines, Emporis looks at completed skyscrapers (40 floors or more) and high-rises (12 to 39 floors), and assigns each building a point value based on ....