Top 10 Civil Engineering Wonders
Civil engineering projects continue to dominate headlines across the world. From the world’s tallest building to the biggest manmade islands, people everywhere are dependent upon civil engineering innovations. All of this innovation and construction ties back to one main purpose, supporting human life. With this purpose in mind, let’s look at some of the most awe inspiring civil engineering wonders and construction projects throughout time.
Three Gorges Dam (2003)
The world’s largest dam, as well as largest hydroelectric power plant, stands tall at 185 m. Its name comes from the fact that it floods three rivers, the Qutang, Wu Xia, and Xiling.