February 16, 2017
An engineer performs a routine inspection of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. The Golden Gate is a suspension bridge designed by a team of engineers in the 1930s. Up until 1964, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world. Copyright American Society of Civil Engineers.
February 19-25, 2017 is Engineers Week, and with it comes the debut of the new IMAX film “Dream Big: Engineering Our World.” The movie takes viewers on a tour of some of the most magnificent engineering marvels in the world, and tells powerful stories of a diverse group of engineers who are changing lives.
American Society of Civil Engineers Executive Director Tom Smith says, “The challenges engineers are taking on are the big ones: clean water, smart buildings, climate change, creating sustainable cities for tomorrow… different kinds of people… can each make their own individual mark on their communities and the world at large.”
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