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Fazlur Rahman Khan, the visionary of skyscrapers

What we owe to Fazlur Rahman Khan is the design of the structural system of tubes, essential for the construction of skyscrapers. Credit: Wikimedia / Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP . ISABEL RUBIO ARROYO | Tungsteno The skyscraper Burj Khalifain Dubai is currently the tallest building in the world at 828 metres high and 163 stories. The construction of this great architectural work, and of many other structures that seem to touch the sky, would not have been possible without Fazlur Rahman Khan. Considered by many as "the Einstein of structural engineering," he is pr…

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Highways of the future

The new motorways will come equipped with sensors that transmit real-time information on weather and traffic. Credit: Nick Fewings ISABEL RUBIO ARROYO | Tungsteno   Tyc…

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