The ashkelon desalination plant is the biggest actualy existing in the world. Able to produice 320 000m3 per day of potable domestic water, this is the first of five "mega" desalination plants proyected in the country.
Using the reverse osmosis tecnology, it is actualy the best way for a very good quality water and the cheapest, as well. 20% of the potable water production is o...
The Águas Livres Aqueduct, "Aqueduct of the Free Waters", is a historic aqueduct in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. It is one of the most remarkable examples of 18th-century Portuguese engineering. The main course of the aqueduct covers 18 km, but the whole network of canals extends through nearly 58 km.
The city of Lisbon has always suffered from the lack of drinking water, and King John V...
The world biggest river archipelogo: "The archipelago of Anavilhanas is located on the Rio Negro, approximately 70km upstream from Manaus; at this point, the river becomes 27km wider. It is the biggest fresh water archipelago in the world, with about 400 islands, extending over 90 kilometres. During the rainy season, half of them are submerged, thus forming the floating forest, a boundless...
The Amazon Theatre (Teatro Amazonas) is an opera house located in the heart of Manaus, inside the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil.
It was built during the Belle Époque at a time when fortunes were made from the extraction of rubber in that area. Construction of the Amazon Theater was first proposed in 1881 by a member of the House of Representatives, Antonio Jose Fernandes Júnior, th...
142 m heigh, 4500 windows, 40 diferent colours
Inaugurated on September 16th 2005, the new headquarters of the company Aguas de Barcelona (Water of Barcelona), will be the third higher building of the city -142 meters and 32 plants-
This water tower seems very common, but, if you stop to a close look, you can observe that it is about a workmanship of very interesting engineering, bold and of a odd plastic beauty. The water tower has approximately 12 meters of diameter and a total height of 28 meters.
3D model by Walter Ribeiro on GE BETA4 only
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