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Chek Lap Kok
Lying at the hub of a global region reaching across Asia and Australasia, Chek Lap Kok is one of the world’s largest airports.

Canary Wharf Underground Station
The Jubilee Line extension is one of the greatest acts of British architectural patronage of recent years, comprising eleven new stations by as many architects.

Stonecutters Bridge
When completed in 2009, Hong Kong’s Stonecutters Bridge will become the world’s second longest spanning cable-stayed bridge.

Oosterdokseiland, Amsterdam
What used to be a major post office sorting centre near Amsterdam’s Central Station is now the Netherlands’ largest construction site.

Rio-Antirio Bridge
The Rio-Antirio Bridge is a cable-stayed structure crossing the Gulf of Corinth near Patras, linking the town of Rio on the Peloponnese to Antirio on mainland Greece.

Queen Elizabeth II Bridge
England’s Dartford Crossing joins Dartford in Kent, with Thurrock, in Essex. The twin tunnels comprising the former Dartford Tunnel carry northbound traffic under the River Thames, while the impressive Queen Elizabeth II Bridge carries southbound vehicles over the river.

Palm Islands
Dubai’s Palm Islands, once completed will be the three largest artificial islands in the world. They are being constructed by Nakheel Properties, a property developer in the United Arab Emirates.

Flatiron Building
New York City’s quirky Fuller Building, better known at the Flatiron Building, was de-signed in the Beaux-Arts style by Chicago’s Daniel Burnham and John Wellborn Root.

Falkirk Wheel
The Falkirk Wheel in central Scotland is a rotating boat lift connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal, which at this point differ in levels by 24m – the height of an eight-storey building.

The Delta Works
The Delta Works is an impressive series of structures built from the 1950s to 1997 in the southwest of the Netherlands, to protect a large area of land from the sea.

Swiss Re
Known widely by its nickname "The Gherkin", 30 St Mary Axe was designed by Norman Foster and former partner Ken Shuttleworth, together with engineers from Arup.

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