What has 1,100 tons of reinforcing steel (the same weight as 55 whale sharks) and 206 tons of structural steel (about 8,240 emperor penguins)? The new $100 million expansion at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia, that’s what! The largest aquarium in the western hemisphere is staged to grow even bigger with the expansion expected to be completed in fall 2020.
Today we honor Martin Luther King Jr. In our “world of metal,” we explore the monuments and sculptures made of different mediums that can be visited around the United States that play homage to this prolific leader. As compiled by AARP, top ten unique MLK Memorials include:
So I have been meaning to write about this for quite a while now. I wanted to discuss why I don’t see a lot of metal roofs here in the Boston area and why it isn’t as prevalent as it is in other parts of the United States. Let’s start with my one assumption Continue reading →
I realized that our blog has officially hit 100 posts so we’ve decided we should celebrate the fact that we have reached that impressive number! We always welcome contributions to the Continue reading →
So here we have an interesting photo of a bridge that looks like a wreck. Anyhow, we see that there is concrete degradation, metal corrosion, fatigue and fracture with this bridge. So what leads to thisContinue reading →