Shard London Bridge or The Shard (formerly known as London Bridge Tower or the Shard of Glass) is a skyscraper in Southwark, London. Standing 309.6 metres (1,016 ft) above ground level, it is the tallest building in the European Union as of July 2012. It is also the second-tallest free-standing structure in the United Kingdom, […]
The 9/11 Memorial has taken about six years to complete. Construction has entailed pitched battles between competing interests and desires. To understand more about the 9/11 Memorial, one may look to the person who designed it. Ten years ago, Michael Arad was a young, idealistic architect designing police stations for the New York Housing […]
A relative of two Japanese quake survivors, who were rescued after nine days under the rubble, says he never gave up hope of finding them.
Newly discovered photos show the iconic Niagara Falls when it went completely dry in 1969. And as it is today…
Paying for your subway ride may soon require just a wave of your iPhone rather than a swipe of a metro card. Visa announced today initiatives in New York and California to create more convenient payment experiences for riders of mass transit. The company is aiming to integrate VisaNet, its electronic payment system, to let […]