Engineering an Empire – France
A video analyzing the construction of the world’s tallest hotel, the Burj Al-Arab off the coast of Dubai. Rising 321 meters from an artificial island in the Arabian Gulf, this sail-like structure boasts numerous technical innovations, including the largest fabric wall and atrium in the world, and a ‘floating’ restaurant. First envisioned by Dubai’s crown prince, the project was entrusted to an experienced firm of British architects.
Quick overview of LEED, the LEED certification process, and the LEED exams. Great explanation if you’re not already a LEED expert.