30 Impressive Examples Of Infrastructure That Will Make You Appreciate Engineers Anew

Published 3 years ago

Until flying cars are invented and give us total freedom of movement, we’re stuck using more conventional methods of getting around, such as roads, railways, and rivers. However, if merely hearing the word “infrastructure” makes you yawn, today we have something that will make you realize that it’s actually an art form of its own.

There’s a whole subreddit entirely dedicated to the most stunning examples of infrastructure out there, and the images shared there are absolutely breathtaking. From ingenious Dutch aqueducts  to bridges hanging hundreds of meters above deep ravines, check out a collection of engineering masterpieces in the gallery below!

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#1 A1 Highway Ecoduct, The Veluwe, Netherlands

Image source: earthmoonsun

#2 An Archipelago In Norway

Image source: Gavin_av

#3 Skytrain Inside Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore

Image source: BayViewPro

#4 Aqueduct Veluwemeer, Netherlands

Image source: tanmaypendse63

#5 A Cell Phone Tower Disguised As Cactus

Image source: earthmoonsun

#6 Sart Canal Bridge, Belgium

Image source: Jezawan

#7 Holland, Michigan’s Downtown Has Heated Streets And Sidewalks That Melt Snow And Ice. The System Utilizes Wastewater From A Nearby Power Plant Which Circulates Through 120 Miles Of Plastic Piping Underneath The Pavement. It Can Melt An Inch Of Snow An Hour Even At 20 Degrees Fahrenheit

Image source: kernals12

#8 Brutalist Flats In Camden, London

Image source: TheBetterFzeroX

#9 Ecoducts, Railway, Highway, Roads, Walkways… In Breda, The Netherlands

Image source: earthmoonsun

#10 A Partial View Of The 30km Long Houtribdijk Dam In The Netherlands. Again, Leave It To The Dutch!

Image source: motemha

#11 Shalu Leisure Landscape Trail, Taichung, Taiwan

Image source: tanmaypendse63

#12 A Village Settlement In Denmark

Image source: jaapgrolleman

#13 Viaduc De Millau – France

Image source: sylsau

#14 Highway Interchange Near Tokyo

Image source: DoritosDewItRight

#15 The Delta Works In The Netherlands, Consisting Of 13 Parts, Together Form The Largest Storm Surge Barrier In The World And Was Declared One Of The Seven Wonders Of The Modern World By The American Society Of Civil Engineers

Image source: KantKay11

#16 Subsea Undergroundabout, Faroe Islands

Image source: Hitno

#17 Dudhasagar Falls (Sea Of Milk), Goa, India

Image source: wickedGamer65

#18 Northern Lights From The Top Of The Mackinac Bridge

Image source: Driftershoots

#19 Electric Elevated Railway (Suspension Railway) , Wuppertal, Germany

Image source: tanmayp63

#20 Saint Petersburg Metro, Russia

Image source: MIIAIIRIIK

#21 The Storseisundet Bridge In Norway

Image source: thescarface5567

#22 The Beipanjiang Bridge, Spanning The Nizhu River In China At A Height Of 565 Metres

Image source: FoxFoxington

#23 Three Undergound Metro Lines Crossing Eachother At The Place De L’opéra In Paris

Image source: AlarmedYoshi

#24 Cykelslangen (The Bicycle Snake), Copenhagen, Denmark

Image source: tanmayp63

#25 Project Engineers Demonstrating The Cantilever Principles Of The Forth Bridge In Scotland, 1887

Image source: ScipioA

#26 Botanical Garden In Madrid Atocha Train Statino

Image source: KantKay11

#27 Gordon Dam In Tasmania, Australia

Image source: 13frodo

#28 Another Scale Of Infrastructure, These Salmon Stairs In Sweden

Image source: HoSchimon

#29 Roundabout And Bicycle Bridge In The Netherlands

Image source: LuckyLuuk14

#30 Pont De Normandie, France

Image source: AlarmedYoshi

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