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7 Wonders of the Modern World
Wonders of the Modern World
The 20th century has provided spectacular advances in design, engineering,
and construction which have allowed humanity to create an array
of monumental structures. And from these, the American Society of
Civil Engineers (ASCE), with help from experts around the world,
selected these wonders: the Empire State building, the Itaipu Dam,
the CN Tower, the Panama Canal, the Channel Tunnel, the North Sea
Protection Works, and the Golden Gate Bridge.
These wonders embody an abundance of human ingenuity, thus showcasing
humankind's ability to dream, plan, and achieve on a colossal, mind-boggling
Man has an incredible ability to make the impossible, possible.
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