Every year, a few thousand engineers get together and decide which projects constitute the absolute smartest ideas in their profession. This year, they have chosen the largest dome structure ever built — which can open and close in less time than it takes to make dinner.
The affordable housing crisis in San Francisco has reached a fever pitch, with even George Lucas helping out. Here’s another smart solution that chips away at the problem: Swapping a parking lot with a new neighbourhood, courtesy of one of the city’s most influential landowners, the San Francisco Giants.
If huge spaces freak you out, look away now. Singapore’s huge new stadium, SportsHub, just clinched the title for the largest free-spanning dome structure ever built — stretching more than 1,010 feet across at its widest point.