Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Dubai – UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Between 1997 and 2010 she constructed a much more ambitious bridge, the Sheikh Zayed Bridge, between the island of Abu-Dhabi and the mainland of Abu-Dhabi, as well as to the international airport. Both the design of the bridge and the lighting, consisting of gradually changing colours, were designed to give the impression of movement. The silhouette of the…

Computer Guidelines and Standards – OTHER SYSTEMS

Virtually all architectural drafting is now done with the use of computers. Computer drafting, modeling, and renedering progams are taught extensively in schools of architecture, and where once the odd computer coursee was novel anomaly, the situation is now reversed: Hand drafting is taught, but often as thought it were Latin (a good language to…

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Fairfax County -Virginia USA

The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, also called the Udvar-Hazy Center, is the SmithsonianNational Air and Space Museum (NASM)’s annex at Washington Dulles International Airport in the Chantilly area of Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. It holds numerous exhibits, including the Space Shuttle Discovery and the Enola Gay. The 760,000-square-foot (71,000 m2) facility was made possible by a $65 million gift in October 1999 to the Smithsonian Institution by Steven F.…

San Boldo Pass – ITALY

The San Boldo Pass  is a small mountain pass in Veneto between the towns of Trichiana [329 m (1,079 ft)] and Tovena in the Cison di Valmarino region [272 m (892 ft)] over a distance of 17 km (11 mi). The pass lies at the southern edge of the Alps and connects the Val Belluna with the Val Mareno over a height of 706 m (2,316 ft). The mountain pass is called the SP 635 and only one lane is…