The Michael Lee-Chin Crystal Building, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario Canada

The controversial Michael Lee-Chin “Crystal”, a multimillion-dollar expansion to the museum including a new sliding door entrance on Bloor St. first opened in 2007. The Deconstructivist crystalline form is clad in 25 percent glass and 75 percent aluminium, sitting on top of a steel frame. The Crystal’s canted walls do not touch the sides of the existing heritage buildings, but are used to…

Amphitheatre of El Jem, Tunisia

Amphitheatre of El Jem is an oval amphitheatre in the city of, El Djem, Tunisia. It is listed by UNESCO since 1979 as a World Heritage Site. The amphitheatre was built around 238 AD in Thysdrus, located in the Roman province of Africa Proconsulare in present-day El Djem, Tunisia. It is one of the best preserved Roman stone ruins in the world, and is unique in Africa. As other…

Sydney Opera House, Australia

Sydney Opera House, Australia The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is one of the 20th century’s most famous and distinctive buildings. Designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the building was formally opened on 20 October 1973 after a gestation beginning with Utzon’s 1957 selection as winner of an international design competition. The government of…

A vacuum chamber at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio USA

A vacuum chamber at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio USA NASA John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field is a NASA center, located within the cities of Brook Park and Cleveland between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and the Cleveland Metroparks’s Rocky River Reservation, with a subsidiary facility in Sandusky, Ohio. Glenn Research Center is one of ten major NASA field centers, whose primary…

Aerial View of Langkawi Sky Bridge, Malaysia

Aerial View of Langkawi Sky Bridge, Malaysia Langkawi Sky Bridge is a 125-metre (410 ft) curved pedestrian cable-stayed bridge in Malaysia, completed in 2005. The bridge deck is located 660 metres (2,170 ft) above sea level at the peak of Gunung Mat Chinchang on Pulau Langkawi, the main island of the Langkawi archipelago in Kedah. The Langkawi Sky Bridge can be reached by first taking the Langkawi Cable Car to…

Which Type Of Container Is Suitable For Your Type Of Business?

There are different types of business and so does the shipping container. They may look similar to each other but are designed to perform specific tasks. Therefore, you need to understand the options properly to choose the best container for your goods. Choosing the appropriate container means, your goods will stay safe, secure and intact […]…

The Falkirk Wheel, Falkirk, Scotland, Great Britain

The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift in Scotland, connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. The lift is named after the town it resides in of Falkirk in central Scotland. It opened in 2002, reconnecting the two canals for the first time since the 1930 s as part of the Millennium Link project. The plan to regenerate central Scotland’s canals and reconnect Glasgow with Edinburgh was…