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The tallest buildings in history from the Lighthouse of Alexandria to the Burj Khalifa
For a decade, the Burj Khalifa (Dubai) has stood on top of the tallest buildings in the world. Now its throne is back at stake. But this race to the sky began in Africa before the 20th century led the skyscrapers of the United States to change the skyline of cities.
California recruits robots and algorithms against megafires
THE WORLD'S FIRST SUSTAINABLE CITY IS IN THE MIDDLE OF A DESERT
The project of the great ecological metropolis seems to come true in the most hostile place. The Abu Dhabi desert is home to the city of Masdar, a green oasis, still under construction, designed around clean technologies and renewable energy, with the pedestrian as the protagonist.
Books for understanding the era of technology
The eiffel tower sheds its skin