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Classic Projects: Macau Tower

Macau Tower

15 June 2015

The former Portuguese colony's most conspicuous landmark is not only a convention centre and communications mast but also the world's highest bungee jump facility.

Robot Hotel: Welcome, humans, how may we serve you?

Artists impression of the Hennna Hotel reception

15 June 2015

The notion of robot hospitality staff has been around in science fiction for many years. Now a Japanese group is making it happen.

Engineering behind Hitler's Atlantic Wall

La Coupole Saint Omer

18 May 2015

Contrary to Nazi propaganda and despite some brilliant engineering, Hitler's 6000km 'Atlantic Wall' of coastal fortifications proved fairly ineffective from a strategic point of view. Seventy years after VE day, we visit some of the Wall's remaining sites in France.