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This is how world's most famous skyscraper came to be

Built almost 100 years ago, at the height of the frenzied competition between major cities to have the world's tallest building, the Empire State Building remains a major tourist attraction in New York City. Long after being surpassed by others, it retains the aura that made it the headquarters of major companies and the setting for iconic films such as King Kong. We look back at why and analyse the energy efficiency challenges that await it in the 21st century.

25/05/2022

Tungsteno

Four emblematic constructions headed by women

Jeanne Gang designed the St. Regis Chicago skyscraper, a 101-storey, 363-metre-tall megastructure inspired by the geometry present in natural materials like crystal and sapphire. These are the iconic buildings that owe their construction to influential female architects.

11/05/2022

Tungsteno

The five narrowest buildings in the world

While the Flatiron building is only two metres wide at one end, some very narrow homes such as the Keret House contain a kitchen, bathroom, living room and bedroom. We take a look at the narrowest buildings on the planet.

04/05/2022

Tungsteno

The secrets of the Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre in history

For half a millennium, the Roman Colosseum was the scene of fierce gladiatorial combat, chariot races, parades of exotic animals and even public executions. We analyse the construction of the world's largest amphitheatre, which has also been a source of inspiration for emblematic films such as Gladiator.

20/04/2022

Engineering

We innovate in the construction of test flight centers 

The Flight Test Center in Jaén (Spain) has hosted several important projects due to the capacity of its facilities to develop high-tech tests.

22/03/2022

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