The Egg, Albany, New York

The Egg, Albany, New York

The Egg is a performing arts venue in Albany, New York. Named for its shape, the Egg was designed by Wallace Harrison as part of the Empire State Plaza project, and built between 1966 and 1978.  It is located in the northeast corner of the Plaza.It has become an icon...
Veracruz Aquarium, Mexico

Veracruz Aquarium, Mexico

Galvanized Rebar was used extensively in the construction of the Veracruz Aquarium including its three main exhibit areas: Fresh Water Galleria, Oceanic Tank and Salt Water Galleria.  Construction was completed in late 1992 and the Aquarium opened on November 13th,...
Al Maktoum Floating Bridge, Dubai

Al Maktoum Floating Bridge, Dubai

The Dh115 m Al Maktoun Floating Bridge spans the Dubai Creek and was opened in July 2007, some 300 days after construction commenced.  The overall bridge is 360 m long with three lanes of traffic in both directions. Its capacity is 3,000 vehicles in each direction in...
Rome Mosque

Rome Mosque

The mosque was dedicated in 1995.  Galvanized reinforcement was used extensively in the dome of the mosque and in the external...
National Theatre, London

National Theatre, London

This important public building, located on the Thames adjacent to Waterloo Bridge, was constructed using 1000 t of galvanized reinforcement in external parapet walls to ensure that these most exposed parts of the building were free from spalling and...

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