When it came to building or improving things, the ancient Romans really knew their stuff. Which cool engineering tricks did they pass along to us?
The World Trade Center employed several new approaches to skyscraper construction. From slurry walls to sky lobbies to "tube within a tube" design features, what made this project distinctive from an architectural engineering standpoint? See more »
We promise they aren't the manifestation of some depraved high school math teacher. Geodesic domes are certainly geared toward the mathematically minded, but they also have a lot of practical uses. How much do you know about these domes? See more »
Jenga is a simple game of wooden blocks and gravity, until you play against a structural engineer. Test your knowledge of the game and of the engineering principles that win it. See more »