Top Ten Construction Projects of the 20th Century

As highlighted in “The Classic Construction Series: The Top 10 Construction Achievements of the 20th Century” Editors: Paul Marsden, Timothy Whiteman.

Since the beginning of time people have been constructing things. After man moved out of caves he needed to find shelter, store food, keep livestock - the list goes on. After thousands of years man became pretty good at building things. Below are the Top 10 Construction Projects of the 20th Century. Click on each photo to learn about these modern marvels.


KOK Airport
1998

HONG KONG

Panama Canal
1914

PANAMA

Sydney Opera House
1973

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

World Trade Center
1973

NEW YORK CITY

Golden Gate Bridge
1937

SAN FRANCISCO

Interstate Highways
U.S.A.

Aswan High Dam
1970

EGYPT

Empire State Building
1930

NEW YORK CITY

Hoover Dam
1936

NEVADA
 
Chunnel
1994

ENGLAND - FRANCE
 

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