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A great innovation in church building as a kickback to intolerance

The Churches of Peace  (Poland), from the outside, resemble the half-timbered civilian buildings northern Europe, while inside one has the impression of visiting a baroque theater with boxes on different levels.

13/12/2021

Tungsteno

Secrets of the only wonder of the ancient world still standing

To raise the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Egyptians transported enormous stone blocks on boats on the Nile, mounted them on sledges and then wet the sand along the route to the pyramid to make them easier to slide. But how they hauled them up this pharaonic monument is still an unknown. Here we explore how science and technology are helping to reveal how it was constructed.

01/12/2021

Engineering

Gravity-defying geometry and matter

We inaugurate an emblematic building in Chile that simulates a complex geometric shape, making it look like it's floating

24/11/2021

Tungsteno

China puts the brakes on the skyscraper race

While skyscrapers make the most of vertical space, they also pose significant safety and economic challenges. China has banned the construction of buildings taller than 500 metres. We investigate the extent to which building height can become an insurmountable handicap.

03/11/2021

Tungsteno

The four most original buildings in the world

Warped facades, original shapes and stratospheric sizes—these are some of the ingredients that transform these four buildings into the most original and extravagant on the planet.

29/09/2021

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