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This 80-Second Video Shows A Year Of Washington Monument Repairs

This 80-Second Video Shows A Year Of Washington Monument Repairs

A few months ago, we got a glimpse of the amazing restoration work going on at the Washington Monument, which sustained more than 150 structural cracks during a 2011 earthquake. But a new time lapse from EarthCam illustrates the entire project in 80 seconds — and it’s awesome.

How Architects Saved An Ancient Abbey From Destruction

How Architects Saved An Ancient Abbey From Destruction

St. Maurice’s Abbey in Switzerland was built in a rather precarious place. Constructed in 515, the building stands tall against a steep cliff that is prone to rock slides. Damaging rock slides.