Chinese skyscraper incorporates 108-metre high waterfall

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: June 3, 2024 | ⏳ Read Time: 1 min | 👁 Post Views: 70

New video footage reveals the latest remarkable skyscraper under construction in China, incorporating a giant waterfall into its facade. The Liebian International Building, a 121-meter-tall tower located in Guiyang, southwest China, features a dramatic 108-meter-high water feature. This unique element is one of the largest artificial waterfalls globally and the tallest incorporated into a building. … Read more

“Carbon-Free Cement” is here – Electric Cement

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: June 2, 2024 | ⏳ Read Time: 6 min | 👁 Post Views: 49

Concrete is the second-most used material on the planet, surpassed only by water. This dull, grey substance is essential for constructing homes, hospitals, airports, dams, and much more. It has facilitated humanity’s ability to conquer the underground, providing safe passage for trains, and routes for water, waste, electricity, and internet services. The modern world, as … Read more

Which Building Has the World’s Fastest-Moving Elevator?

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: May 19, 2024 | ⏳ Read Time: 3 min | 👁 Post Views: 67

Imagine waiting for an elevator in your office building. The target wait time might be 20 seconds, but when you’re rushing for a meeting, it can feel like an eternity. But have you ever wondered just how fast these elevators can actually move? The answer lies in Shanghai, China, where the Shanghai Tower boasts the … Read more

Scientists are using bamboo to create transparent glass that is fireproof

Saad Iqbal | 🗓️ Modified: May 15, 2024 | ⏳ Read Time: 4 min | 👁 Post Views: 54

For centuries, glass has been the go-to material for achieving that clear, unobstructed view. From towering skyscrapers to delicate drinkware, its versatility and transparency have made it a cornerstone of construction and design. However, the traditional method of glass production, relying heavily on silica, comes with a hefty environmental price tag. The process is energy-intensive, … Read more