Macro-engineering
In engineering, macro-engineering (alternatively known as macroengineering or macro engineering and as mega engineering) is the implementation of extremely large-scale design projects. It can be seen ...
The Most Monumental Feats of Construction in History
From the Great Wall of China to the Empire State Building these are the most monumental feats of construction in history.
Suez Canal - Costa Europa in the Suez Canal
Timelapse video of Cruise Ship Costa Europa transiting the Suez Canal southward from Port Said to Suez.
Great Wall of China - Building the Great Wall
The thousands of kilometers of Ming Dynasty walls are the expression of a self-sufficient culture. Building the Great Wall : SUN MAY 4 9P et/pt : http://chan...
Great Wall of China
The thousands of kilometers of Ming Dynasty walls are the expression of a self-sufficient culture. Building the Great Wall : SUN MAY 4 9P et/pt : http://chan...
Suez Canal
This is a brief film about two important engineering feats, made it for a school project. Music is Gortoz a Ran.
Panama Canal
The Panama Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is a 77.1-kilometre (48 mi) ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean (via the Caribbean Sea) to the Pacific Ocean. The canal cuts acro...
Panama Canal - Wikipedia
Suez Canal
The Suez Canal (Arabic: قناة السويس‎ Qanāt al-Suwais) is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. Opened in November 1869 after 10 years ...
Suez Canal - Wikipedia
Atlantropa
Atlantropa, also referred to as Panropa, was a gigantic engineering and colonization project devised by the German architect Herman Sörgel in the 1920s and promulgated by him until his death in 1952. ...
Atlantropa - Wikipedia
Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders o...
Great Wall of China - Wikipedia
Red Sea Dam
The Red Sea dam is a speculative macro-engineering proposal put forward in 2007 by a group of scientists and engineers. Although the authors' intentions are to explore "the ethical and environmental d...
Delta Works
The Delta Works (Dutch: Deltawerken) is a series of construction projects in the southwest of the Netherlands to protect a large area of land around the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt delta from the sea. The...
Delta Works - Wikipedia
Space habitat
A space habitat (also called a space colony, space settlement or orbital colony) is a type of space station intended as a permanent settlement, rather than as a simple way-station or other specialized...
Space habitat - Wikipedia
James Bay Project
The James Bay Project (in French, projet de la Baie-James) refers to the construction by state-owned utility Hydro-Québec of a series of hydroelectric power stations on the La Grande River in northwes...
James Bay Project - Wikipedia
Ovidiu Papadima
Ovidiu Papadima (June 23, 1909, Sinoe, Constanţa County – May 26, 1996, Bucharest) was a Romanian literary critic, folklorist, and essayist. He studied at the Alexandru Papiu Ilarian High Schoo...
Radisson Substation
77°44′17″W / 53.72583°N 77.73806°W / 53.72583; -77.73806Radisson Substation is a large electrical substation located near Radisson on the Route de la Baie James highway. The s...
Mutianyu
116°33′42.84″E / 40.4380167°N 116.5619000°E / 40.4380167; 116.5619000Mutianyu (Chinese: 慕田峪; pinyin: Mùtiányù) is a section of the Great Wall of China located in Huair...
Mutianyu - Wikipedia
Danube–Black Sea Canal
The Danube–Black Sea Canal (Romanian: Canalul Dunăre – Marea Neagră) is a canal in Romania, which runs from Cernavodă, on the Danube, to Constanţa (southern arm, as main branch), and to Năvodari (...
Danube–Black Sea Canal - Wikipedia
Ismaïlia
Ismailia (Arabic: الإسماعيلية‎ al-Ismāʻīlīyah  [lesmæʕiˈlejjæ]) is a city in north-eastern Egypt. Known in Egypt as "The City of Beauty and Enchantment" Ismaïlia is situated on the west...
Ismaïlia - Wikipedia
Qattara Depression Project
The Qattara Depression Project, or shortly the Qattara Project, is a concept for a large civil engineering project in Egypt, rivaling the Aswan High Dam, intended to develop the Qattara Depression by ...
Qattara Depression Project - Wikipedia
Rupert River
The Rupert River is one of the largest rivers in Quebec, Canada. From its headwaters in Lake Mistassini, the largest natural lake in Quebec, it flows 600 kilometres (370 mi) west into Rupert Bay ...
Rupert River - Wikipedia
Fresh Water Canal
Sweet Water Canal, also known as Fresh Water Canal or Ismaïlia Canal, is a Canal in Egypt built to facilitate construction of the Suez Canal by providing fresh water from Lake Timsah to Suez and Port...
Fresh Water Canal - Wikipedia
Bering Strait Bridge
A Bering Strait crossing is a hypothetical bridge or tunnel spanning the relatively narrow and shallow Bering Strait between the Chukotka Peninsula in Russia and the Seward Peninsula in the U.S. state...
Bering Strait Bridge - Wikipedia
Shanhai Pass
119°45′14.92″E / 40.0093639°N 119.7541444°E / 40.0093639; 119.7541444Shanhai Pass, known in Chinese as Shanhaiguan (simplified Chinese: 山海关; traditional Chinese: 山海關; ...
Shanhai Pass - Wikipedia
Meng Tian
Meng Tian (died 210 BC) was a general of the Qin dynasty who distinguished himself in campaigns against the Xiongnu and in the construction of the Great Wall of China. He was the elder brother of Meng...
Sahara Sea
The Sahara Sea was the name of a hypothetical macro-engineering project which proposed flooding portions of the Sahara Desert with waters from the Atlantic Ocean or Mediterranean Sea. The goal of this...
Sahara Sea - Wikipedia
Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel
The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel (首都圏外郭放水路, shutoken gaikaku hōsuiro), is an underground water infrastructure project in Kasukabe, Saitama, Japan. It is the world's la...
Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel - Wikipedia
Laforge-2 generating station
The Laforge-2 is a hydroelectric generating station on the Laforge River, a tributary of the La Grande River, and is part of Hydro-Québec's James Bay Project. The station can generate 319 MW and was c...
Laforge-2 generating station - Wikipedia
Arsenie Boca
Arsenie Boca (29 September 1910 – 28 November 1989) was a Romanian Orthodox monk, theologian and artist. He was persecuted by the Communists and named among the 100 greatest Romanians.He was bor...
Arsenie Boca - Wikipedia
Convention of Constantinople
The Convention of Constantinople was a treaty signed by the United Kingdom, Germany, Austro-Hungary, Spain, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire on October 29, 1888. ...