Mother Earth is a home of wonders, where on the one side, we see glaciers and icebergs, and on the other, we see steaming, bubbling hot springs.
While the Sherpas and Tibetans worship Mt Everest as a goddess, the natives of Galapagos Islands leave no stone unturned to conserve the diverse wildlife.
But the infamous avidity of man to explore and conquer more has made him take some steps that in turn resulted in the most spectacular creations, or should I say marvels of modern civil engineering.
So let me take you on a journey where you'll be compelled to shout WHAATT?! out loud!
Burj Khalifa, also known as the 'Vertical City', in Dubai, stands out as one of the most extraordinary examples of art, architecture and engineering. The building has more than 200 storeys and is 2,716.5 ft tall. Woah, that is like 444 Abhishek Bachchans together!
The Millau Viaduct is a cable-stayed bridge in Southern France with one of its mast being as high as 1,125.3 ft from the base structure. All the acrophiles out there might want to check this place out.
What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, but the memories you make at this man-made wonder, the High Roller or the Giant Ferris Wheel, which lies stylishly on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, will definitely stay with you forever.
Unlike all the dams, the Three Gorges Dam located in the town of Sandouping, China not only has the potential to produce hydroelectricity and reduce flood streams but also limit greenhouse gases. The Three Gorges Dam is also the largest hydroelectric dam in the world.
The Kailasa Temple is a megalithic creation, which definitely features in every travel blogger's checklist.
Celebrate the marvels behind these masterpieces, the civil engineers who are capable of creating much more than these concrete wonders at India's first ASCE Student Conference. Organised by Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), the conference will be held from 15th-18th March 2018.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 150,000 members of the civil engineering profession in 177 countries. ASCE Conference organised by ASCE-VIT is one of the largest get-togethers of civil engineers from across the world. It is a huge opportunity for all the budding engineers or civil enthusiasts to get an exclusive experience and unleash their skills and talent.
For more details of the event, you can check out their official website.