Our projects section is stuff full of rich archive materials about significant construction projects. Follow us on Facebook to stay in touch and find out when we upload new projects.
There are numerous online encyclopaedias of structural and civil engineering from around the world. We think these are some of the best:
- Structurae – a large database containing technical information, photos and reference literature for over 60,000 structures from around the world.
- Brantacan – Has some fascinating content predominantly about bridges
If you’d like to contribute to this section, then please contact us. If you represent an engineering practice we’d be happy to feature your work on Workshed. If you’re a student and you’ve carried out research into a particular engineering project, get in touch – we might be able to feature your work on the site.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre is a significant project which will become the new home of the National Opera and National Library of Greece when complete in 2017.
SNF Cultural Centre
The Living Planet Centre for WWF-UK is an exciting multi-purpose building combining the charity’s offices with a public education and exhibition space housed within an exemplar sustainable development.
WWF Living Planet Centre
This is a documentary created by National Geographic on the Formula Rossa Rollercoaster constructed in Abu Dhabi.
The London 2012 Olympic Velodrome – a highly efficient structure achieved through an integrated design approach.
The London Velodrome
Archive footage and information about the structure and construction of the Sydney Opera House, thought by many at the time to be ‘unbuildable’
Sydney Opera House
Every year the Serpentine Gallery supports the construction of a temporary pavilion, this page describes the pavilion constructed in 2009.
SANAA Serpentine Pavilion
Archive footage and information about the construction of the Pompidou Centre, one of the most famous examples of high-tech architecture
The Millennium Bridge in London is the first Thames crossing since Tower Bridge in 1894 and a complex piece of engineering.
This video explores the technical challenges of building Frank Gehry’s complex 2008 Serpentine Pavilion.
Gehry Serpentine Pavilion
The California Academy of Sciences is an educational and research centre for the life sciences and is currently the greenest building in the world.
California Academy of Sciences
In this video, engineer Chris Wise talks about how the design and construction of the Britannia Bridge – the project which led to development of the box girder.
Britannia Bridge & Development of the Box Girder
This short video reveals how the Bird’s Nest stadium depicts heaven by reflecting the ancient Chinese traditions of pottery and basket weaving.