New York City's floating island project will go forward
Plans from New York City billionaire Barry Diller (pictured with wife Diane von Furstenberg) to build a $250million island on the Hudson River are back on the table.
The Netherland's Billion Dollar Sea Wall
Since most of the Netherlands lies close to to sea level, it is no suprise that they have a billion dollar sea wall protecting their land.
Stunning Lighthouse Hotels Around The World
Perched on rocky coasts, towering cliffs, or islands, lighthouses have served as beacons to guide ships safely into a harbor for centuries. While many of them have been decommissioned today, several b...
Undersea Cables: How Russia Targets the West’s Soft Underbelly
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Channel Tunnel: '2,000 migrants' tried to enter - BBC News
Some 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel terminal in Calais on Monday night in an attempt to reach the UK, operator Eurotunnel says.
Stunning Photos Showing NYC Subway Cars Being Dumped Into the Ocean
I was skeptical at first, but speechless by the end!
Top 10 Most Beautiful Beach Houses Across the World Presented on Designrulz
With the summer comes the inevitable question – where should I go on holiday? The time has come for us to showcase top 10 Most Beautiful Beach Houses Acros
The Perfect Beach House: 16 Tips for a Laid Back Beach Style
If you're lucky enough to have a beach house, it's nice to decorate it in a laid back beachy style. We have 16 ways you can infuse some casual beach style into your beach house. Check it out… Service ...
10 of the absolutely dreamiest beach resorts in the world
Oh, relaxing on exotic beaches, taking in the sun and surf, with sand between your toes and a drink in hand. All the better, of course, when put together with an incredibly luxurious beach resort, com...
6 Beautiful Canals You'll Probably Want To Visit Soon
You know about the Panama Canal and the Grand Canal in Venice, but the Corinth Canal kind of beats them both.
Beach House by Martin Gomez Arquitectos
Located on the coast of Argentina, a simple, wood-slatted beach house by Martin Gomez Arquitectos sits unobstrusively on an overlook, capturing views and breezes.
Can Harnessing Ships and Tides Beat Nuclear Power?
Without a doubt, one of the challenges facing our world population is the need for sustainable energy sources. With the converging issues of pollution, dwi
Artificial Reefs Around the World
For years now, governments around the world have been sinking large pieces of outdated or damaged equipment into the ocean, turning them into artificial reefs
Channel Tunnel - Video
The Channel Tunnel.
Tidal power - Video Another little flash animation taken from EfficienCity, a virtual demonstration of how real world communities arou...
Artificial island
An artificial island or man-made island is an island that has been constructed by people rather than formed by natural means. They are created by expanding existing islets, construction on existing re...
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Artificial reef
An artificial reef is a human-made underwater structure, typically built to promote marine life in areas with a generally featureless bottom, to control erosion, block ship passage, or improve surfing...
Breakwater (structure)
Breakwaters are structures constructed on coasts as part of coastal defense or to protect an anchorage from the effects of both weather and longshore drift.
Breakwaters, also called bulkheads, red...
Breakwater (structure) - Wikipedia
In modern usage, a causeway is a road or railway elevated, usually across a broad body of water or wetland.
When first used, the word appeared in a form such as “causey way” making clear its deriv...
Causeway - Wikipedia
Channel Tunnel
The Channel Tunnel (French: Le tunnel sous la Manche; also referred to as the Chunnel) is a 50.5-kilometre (31.4 mi) rail tunnel linking Folkestone, Kent, in the United Kingdom, with Coquelle...
Channel Tunnel - Wikipedia
Land reclamation
Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from ocean, riverbeds, or lake beds. The land recl...
Land reclamation - Wikipedia
A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and used as a navigational aid for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways....
Lighthouse - Wikipedia
A marina (from Spanish, Portuguese and Italian: marina, "coast" or "shore") is a dock or basin with moorings and supplies for yachts and small boats.A marina differs from a port in that a marina d...
Marina - Wikipedia
A pier is a raised structure, including bridge and building supports and walkways, typically supported by widely spread piles or pillars. The lighter structure of a pier allows tides and currents to f...
Pier - Wikipedia