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Construction’s Greatest Hits Over the Centuries

It’s easy to ignore the blood, sweat and tears that construction crews of old must have endured in order to erect some of the world’s most notable structures.

Thu November 19, 2015 - National Edition
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With technology today, it seems no architectural vision is out of reach – no building too big, no design too elaborate.
With technology today, it seems no architectural vision is out of reach – no building too big, no design too elaborate.

With technology today, it seems no architectural vision is out of reach – no building too big, no design too elaborate. It’s easy to ignore the blood, sweat and tears that construction crews of old must have endured in order to erect some of the world’s most notable structures. That said, we’d like to pay tribute to some of the greatest construction feats of all time and the crews that made them possible.

The list is as follows:

10. The Burj Khalifa

9. The Porcelain Tower of Nanjing

8. The Hagia Sophia

7. The Taj Mahal

6. The Golden Gate Bridge

5. The Central Railroad of Peru

4. The Colosseum

3. The Panama Canal

2. The Great Pyramid of Giza

1. The Great Wall of China

To read further details, go to: http://www.builddirect.com/blog/greatest-construction-feats/#ixzz3rrCu76cU




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