Tag: construction

Mar 31, 2021

In 1930 the Indiana Bell Building was Rotated 90° While Everyone Inside Still Worked

In 1930 the Indiana Bell Building was Rotated 90° While Everyone Inside Still Worked

There was no interruption to gas, heat, electricity, water, sewage, or the telephone service they provided

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Feb 24, 2021

This Aerial View of the Veluwemeer Aqueduct in the Netherlands is Surreal

This Aerial View of the Veluwemeer Aqueduct in the Netherlands is Surreal

The 25-meter long water bridge allows over 28,000 cars per day to freely pass below

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Feb 15, 2021

Seeing a Sawstop in Action at 19,000 FPS is Remarkable

Seeing a Sawstop in Action at 19,000 FPS is Remarkable

How safe is a Sawstop saw? Never before seen 19,000 FPS HD slow-mo video

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Oct 19, 2020

This Animation of How Bridges Were Constructed in 14th Century Prague is Amazing

This Animation of How Bridges Were Constructed in 14th Century Prague is Amazing

How the iconic Charles Bridge was constructed in 1357

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Oct 7, 2020

Woman Builds Amazing Underground House with Basic Tools and Bare Hands

Woman Builds Amazing Underground House with Basic Tools and Bare Hands

This was strangely calming to watch and marvel at

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Sep 21, 2020

Amazing 2 Story Treehouse Built From 20 Years of Collecting Scrap Materials

Amazing 2 Story Treehouse Built From 20 Years of Collecting Scrap Materials

This epic 2-story log tree house is built around 9 hemlock posts and salvaged and reclaimed materials that Mike, the builder, saved for years before starting this 3-year project

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Aug 25, 2020

Norway Just Built a 99-Step Bridge Over Their Most Iconic Waterfall

Norway Just Built a 99-Step Bridge Over Their Most Iconic Waterfall

Architect Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk builds a staircase bridge over Norway’s iconic Vøringsfossen waterfall

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Jun 4, 2020

Popularized in England, These Wavy Walls Actually Use Fewer Bricks Than a Straight Wall

Popularized in England, These Wavy Walls Actually Use Fewer Bricks Than a Straight Wall

Lawnmowers detest them

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May 11, 2020

This Craftsman Built His Own Off-Grid Houseboat and It’s Beautiful

This Craftsman Built His Own Off-Grid Houseboat and It’s Beautiful

The 700-square-foot, self-built float home is fully off-grid with solar power, a pellet stove, a composting toilet, and an evaporation grey water system that ensures nothing is dumped overboard

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Mar 1, 2020

Amazing Footage from 1929-30 of Construction Workers on the Historic Chrysler Building

Amazing Footage from 1929-30 of Construction Workers on the Historic Chrysler Building

It was the world’s tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building

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