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Interactive investigation into the good and bad impacts of dam construction.
About the engineering principles required to build large structures, including bridges, domes, skyscrapers, dams, and tunnels. Discusses the various factors that need to be considered when designing large buildings.
|Great Projects: The Building of America|
Famous engineering projects from a series of four programs from PBS. Covers the building of Hoover Dam, Mississippi River levees, the first utility bridges in New York City, and Boston's Big Dig.
|New Buildings Institute|
Organization that promotes "energy efficiency in buildings through policy development, research, guidelines and codes." Includes information on about lighting, architecture, mechanical systems, online reports, and tools.
|Report Card for America's Infrastructure|
Consists of short fact sheets and letter grades for America and states in twelve physical infrastructure categories. Provided by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Database of structures including buildings, bridges, dams, towers, and domes, browsable alphabetically, by structure type, function, construction method, geography, Information includes materials, dimensions, photographs. Available in English, French, Ger
|World Trade Centre - New York - Engineering Aspects|
Basic information about the World Trade Center buildings. Also information about the structural system and informed speculation about why it collapsed. Includes diagrams, photographs. From the University of Sydney.
|California Dams Database|
Provides key facts on California dams. Includes interactive and static maps.
|Cities and Buildings Database|
Searchable database of images of buildings from all over the world.
|Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat|
Quarterly journal with featured articles and in-depth case studies.
|United States Society on Dams|
Professional organization that promotes the advancement of dam engineering and technology. Contains introduction to dams and their benefits, definition of a dam, reasons for their construction.
|World's Longest Tunnel|
Information on hundreds of the world's longest tunnels with categories on road, subsea, railway, and canal tunnels.