The Rion-Antirion Bridge is an engineering colossus, spanning almost two miles. Engineers had to design a structure that could withstand deep water, hurricane-force winds and one of the most active earthquake zones on Earth.
Soaring more than 2,000 feet into the sky, the Shanghai Tower is the second tallest building in the world and a futuristic engineering marvel. Cutting-edge technology means that the building's occupants will never feel it sway.
The Kansai International Airport in Osaka Bay, Japan, sits on the largest man-made island in the world. Engineers had to construct an artificial island on top of clay seabed to make this daring engineering project a success.