Indonesia set to create new city, shift capital from Jakarta
Indonesia wants to build a new 34 billion capital city right in the middle of a vast rainforest on the island of Borneo.
Landslide blamed on illegal construction
Experts say unauthorised construction on the Italian island of Ischia is likely responsible for a devastating landslide that has killed twelve people. The local council admitting it had allowed tho...
Inside the world's most striking new building
Take a look inside Valencia's recently inaugurated CaixaForum, the latest and most striking addition to the network of cultural centres run by ”la Caixa” Foundation in Spain.
Remote Indian school shortlisted for major architecture prize
A school in rural India has been shortlisted for an award at the annual World Architecture Festival. The design — inspired by an old city — is engineered to endure extreme desert temperatures.
Macron announces major rail project
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced he wants to develop a express rail networks similar to Paris in 10 major French cities to unclog traffic and fight against climate change.
Germany project signals end to Russian gas
One of the main parts of the German government’s way out of its dependence on Russian fossil fuels is to buy Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) from other world suppliers. To do this requires the building o...
Proposal to reinvent street where JFK was assassinated
A proposal to reinvent Dealey Plaza, and even close Elm Street where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, is raising concerns from preservationists.
The damage Russia left behind in Kherson
Russia’s war against Ukraine continues as Moscow’s forces target infrastructure across the nation. It comes as Ukraine consolidates its control in both Mykolaiv and Kherson regions, retaken after R...
The twelve-year transformation of Qatar
Twelve years after being awarded the right to host the World Cup, Qatar has transformed itself to ensure that fans from all over the world can attend the biggest sports event ever to take place in ...
Denmark builds giant artificial island
Denmark is one of the lowest-lying countries in the world. It is bracing for rising sea levels by introducing a range of new initiatives. Parts of the capital, Copenhagen, are already just a few me...
Qatar races to finish World Cup facilities
Some fans, particularly in Europe, have pledged to boycott this year's World Cup, which starts on Sunday, as Qatar's treatment of migrant workers, women and the LGBTQ community has come under the s...
Norway project stores carbon under the ocean
Norway plans to use its experience in the oil and gas industry to send CO2 emissions back into the ground. It's part of a state program supporting the large-scale implementation of CCS — carbon cap...
Big Ben - secrets of London's refurbished landmark
The clock tower of the British Parliament building is part of the London skyline and is commonly known as Big Ben. Yet only the largest of the five bells bears this name.
Big Ben chimes again after five years silent
The Great Bell of the Great Clock at the Palace of Westminster, known as “Big Ben” has returned to service after a five year, $95 million restoration project. The famed monument chiming at 11am to ...
The World Cup’s first ever 'portable stadium'
Qatar’s Stadium 974 is the first temporary football venue in FIFA World Cup history. It's made out of recycled shipping containers and can be taken down and transported elsewhere after the tournam...
Indian village becomes to go fully solar
India’s government says a village in Gujarat is the country’s first to run wholly on power from the sun.
South Korean made tankers in high demand
The demand for LNG tankers, the massive ships needed to transport Liquid Natural Gas, has soared amid increasing demand for this alternative to Russian gas. South Korean shipbuilding companies, amo...
Maximum green architecture – a building made of waste
Architecture could hardly be greener or more just: all the materials used in a new Berlin residential and office building are waste products or can be reused. The building is sustainable and a mode...
India police make arrests after bridge collapse
Nine people were arrested in India Monday in connection with Sunday's deadly bridge collapse, as crews searched for more victims of the disaster.
Criminal investigation opens into bridge collapse
A suspension bridge that collapsed in the Indian state of Gujarat, killing at least 133 people, had not received proper clearance for people to be on it after being renovated, says freelance journa...
Video shows moment of India bridge collapse
CCTV footage shows sightseers packed onto a footbridge in the Indian town of Morbi as the recently-renovated structure plunges into the Machhu River. The death toll from the collapse has now risen ...
India bridge collapse leaves 75 dead
At least 75 people have been killed, including children following a bridge collapse in India's western Gujarat.
World Heritage Site Melk Abbey is being restored
Around 100,000 books dating back to the Year 900 AD and the many rooms are being restored at Austria’s historic Melk Abbey’s Library.
Mass graves found in Wales
Builders got more than they bargained for when they discovered hundreds of dead bodies on their job site.
The 'generational task' of rebuilding Ukraine
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has called rebuilding Ukraine a “generational task” as he opened an international reconstruction conference for Ukraine in Berlin. Scholz, the current head of the G7 c...
Rebuilding Iraq after the fall of ISIL
Iraq’s Al Anbar province was in ruins as a result of the ISL. Today, its main cities, Fallujah and Al Ramadi, are full of reconstruction projects and new developments
Cladding fire hits Istanbul skyscraper
The fire quickly climbed up the building via the exterior cladding, but the building was quickly evacuated. No injuries were reported.
Qatar's downtown stadium, 'diamond of the desert'
Education City Stadium is one of Qatar's eight venues for the upcoming World Cup. It will host eight matches during the FIFA World Cup. As the name suggests, it is located between many internationa...
Argentina emerges as a vital raw material market
Argentina has many economic problems. But recently, the country is becoming attractive as a supplier of raw materials for industrialized nations due to its food and energy production as well as its...