Melbourne Cricket Ground, Victoria – AUSTRALIA

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as “The G“, is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria. Home to the Melbourne Cricket Club, it is the 10th largest stadium in the world, the largest in Australia, the largest in the Southern Hemisphere, the largest cricket ground by capacity, and has the tallest light towers of any sporting…

Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California – USA

The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the one-mile-wide (1.6 km) strait connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The structure links the American city of San Francisco, California—the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula—to Marin County, carrying both U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1 across the strait. The bridge is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of San Francisco, California, and the United…

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.…