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  1. 1. WORLD’S TOP 5 BEST BUILDINGS By Carlos R. Ruiz. Ramos Civil Engineering Program World's Top 5 Best Buildings
  2. 2. Hangzhou Bridge <ul><li>It is the Longest ocean–crossing Bridge in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Total length of about 36 kms. Located in China; it connects the municipalities of Jiaxing and Ningbo in Zhejiang province </li></ul>World's Top 5 Best Buildings
  3. 3. The Bridge was completed on June 14th 2007 and started its Public service on June 26, 2007. Hangzhou Bridge is the product of a hundred engineering designers in asociation of some architects. Let’s see some aparts of this structure: World's Top 5 Best Buildings Hangzhou Bridge
  4. 4. Poseidon Undersea Luxury Resort <ul><li>Poseidon was conceived and developed by L. Bruce Jones, president of U.S. Submarines, Inc., and owned by John Edward Anderson. Located in a private Island of Fiji. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>It is the world's first permanent seafloor structure, created on 2008 . </li></ul>World's Top 5 Best Buildiings
  5. 5. <ul><li>The entire underwater enclosure will be held at 1 atmosphere of pressure, so decompression sickness is not a concern. </li></ul><ul><li>The Resort has been designed to meet the structural requirements applicable to a submarine pressure hull. Each individual component part of the complex is automatically isolated in the event of a structural breach. </li></ul>Poseidon Undersea Luxury Resort World's Top 5 Best Buildings
  6. 6. <ul><li>Located in Dubai, created by architect Dr. David Fisher in 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>The spinning floors, that hung like rings around an immobile cement core, would offer residents a constantly changing view of the Persian Gulf and the Dubai's futuristic skyline </li></ul>Dynamic Tower in Dubai World's Top 5 Best Buildings
  7. 7. Dynamic Tower in Dubai <ul><li>It is the World's First Rotating Skyscraper . </li></ul>World's Top 5 Best Buildings
  8. 8. <ul><li>The airport opened its commercial operations in . It is an important regional trans-shipment centre . </li></ul><ul><li>It is located on the Southwestern coast of China. </li></ul><ul><li>HKIA operates 24hrs per day; becoming the 2nd. busiest airport in the world . </li></ul>Hong kong International Airport (HKIA) World's Top 5 Best Buildings
  9. 9. It is the first airport constructed over the sea… Here we have an idea of this construction. World's Top 5 Best Buildings
  10. 10. <ul><li>Seikan Tunnel is a submarine Railway tunnel in Japan with 23.3 kms of long portion under the seabed. </li></ul><ul><li>It connects the islands of Honshū and Hokkaido. Although it is the longest traffic (railway or road) tunnel in the world, with a faster and cheaper air travel . </li></ul>Seikan Tunnel World's Top 5 Best Buildings Sea Hokkaido Honshu
  11. 11. <ul><li>This tunnel has 52 kilometres of continuous cylindric rail. Two stations are located within the tunnel itself: Tappi-Kaitei Station and Yoshioka-Kaitei Station. </li></ul>Seikan Tunnel The stations serve as emergency escape points. In the event of a fire or other disaster, both stations provide the equivalent safety of a much shorter tunnel. World's Top 5 Best Buildings
  12. 12. BIBLIOGRAPHY World's Top 5 Best Buildings <ul><li>Web Sites: </li></ul><ul><li>www.wikipedia.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.atlas.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.designbuild- network.com/exhibitions/ </li></ul><ul><li> http://www.poseidonresorts.com/poseidon_main.html </li></ul>
  13. 13. Top 5 Buildings Exercise <ul><li>Complete the blanks according to the following sentences </li></ul><ul><li>1. Poseidon is an ______ located in Fiji Islands. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Seikan is a ______ tunnel, Built in Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>It connects of Jiaxing and Ningbo municipalities _______. </li></ul><ul><li>Who did create Dynamic Tower in Dubai? _____ . </li></ul><ul><li>5. It operates 24hrs per day; becoming the 2nd. Busiest place in the world ________ </li></ul>World's Top 5 Best Buildings
  14. 14. Top 5 Buildings Answers <ul><li>1. Poseidon is an Undersea Luxury Resort located in Fifi Islands. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Seikan is a submarine Railway tunnel, Built in Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>It connects of Jiaxing and Ningbo municipalities: Hangzhou Bridge. </li></ul><ul><li>Who did create Dynamic Tower in Dubai? David Fisher. </li></ul><ul><li>5. It operates 24hrs per day. It is becoming the 2nd. Busiest place in the world Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) </li></ul>World's Top 5 Best Buildings

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