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Chronological List of Innovations

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2012: Walney Wind Farm
2011: Agua Caliente Solar Project
2010: Alta Wind Energy Center
2009: AutoCAD 2010 with parametrics introduced
2008: Masdar City – Masdar, United Arab Emirates
2007: Global Warming Recognized
2007: Digital Project
2006: Apple Store, Fifth Avenue – New York City
2006: Revit MEP
2005: Metropol Parasol – Seville, Spain
2005: Cowboys Stadium – Arlington, Texas
2005: Release of Revit Structure
2004: Release of Revit Architecture
2004: Burj Khalifa- Dubai, UAE
2003: First offering of the Architectural Engineering PE Exam
2001: 30 St. Mary Axe (Swiss Re Building)- London, England
2000: The New York Times Building – Manhattan
1999: The Petronas Towers – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1999: Taipei 101 – Taipei, Taiwan
1998: Creation of the International Space Station
1998: Creation of LEED
1998: Millennium Bridge- London, England
1997 – Solar Panel Industry Development
1997 – International Building Code
1997 – Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
1997: Creation of the Kyoto Protocol
1996 – L’Oceanografic
1992: The first photograph on the internet
1990: BREEAM
1990: The World Wide Web
1987: Arab World Institute – Paris, France
1986 – Kodak invents the megapixel sensor
1985: Microstation v1.0
1982: AutoCAD v1.0
1982: Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP)
1977: CATIA
1977: Centre Georges Pompidou
1977: Apple ][ and the Commodore PET
1975: K-10000 Tower Crane
1970: The Key Speech
1970: Willis Tower – Chicago, Illinois
1969: Apollo 11 – First Man to Land on the Moon
1968: World Trade Center – Towers 1 & 2 – New York City, New York
1968: Olympic Stadium – Munich, Germany
1967: Habitat 67 – Montreal, Quebec
1967: Biosphere – Montreal, Quebec
1967: West German Pavilion Roof – Montreal, Quebec
1965: John Hancock Center – Chicago, Illnois
1961: Computer Aided Design – Cambridge, Massachusetts
1959: Sydney Opera House – Sydney, Australia
1959: Palmira Chapel – Cuernavaca, Mexico
1958: Los Manantiales Restaurant – Xochimilco, Mexico
1958: Seagram Building – New York City, New York
1956: TWA Terminal – New York City, New York
1954: Belgrade Fair, Hall 1 – Belgrade, Serbia
1951: Cosmic Rays Pavilion – Mexico City, Mexico
1951: Skylon Tower – London, England
1949: Tower Cranes
1949: Tensegrity – Black Mountain College, North Carolina
1947: Finite Element Analysis
1946: Arup founded
1939: World War II
1936: Johnson Wax Building
1936: Fundamentals of Japanese Architecture (Book)
1936: First commercial trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific flights
1935: Kodak Kodachrome
1931: Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, CA
1930: Insulated Glass
1930: Empire State Building
1929: Salginatobel Bridge
1928: First Regularly Scheduled TV Service
1928: Freon
1927 – First Trans-Atlantic Flight
1926 Plougastel Bridge – Plougastel, France
1922: Church of Notre Dame – Le Raincy, France
1922 Glass Skyscraper Concepts
1921 Schindler House – West Hollywood, California
1920: First Commercial Radio Station KDKA
1919: Bauhaus School
1915: Imperial Hotel – Tokyo, Japan
1914: World War I
1913: Mass production of glass
1911: K-29 Locomotive – Pennsylvania RR
1911: Pont le Veurdre – Vichy, France
1910: Concrete Mushroom Column
1910: Woolworth Building – New York, New York
1908: Colὸnia Gϋell – Barcelona, Spain
1908: Ford Model T – Detroit, MI
1907: Heliopolis Villa – Cairo, Egypt
1905: Frank Lloyd Wright Goes to Japan
1905: Unity Temple – Oak Park, IL
1903: First Powered Flight
1902: First Modern Electrical Air-Conditioning Unit
1900: First Commercial Process for Manufacturing of Concrete Blocks
1893: First Modern Wireless Telegraph
1893 – Ho-o-Den
1893: Ferris Wheel
1892 – First telephone call
1892: Hennebique Method of Reinforced-Concrete
1891 – The Fair Store
1891 – Monadnock Building
1891 – First Motion Pictures
1890: Reliance Building – Chicago, Illinois
1887: The Eiffel Tower – Paris, France
1886: Chicago Auditorium – Chicago, Illinois
1885: First Chain Driven Bicycle – “The Rover”
1885: Daimler Reitwagen – Stuttgart, Germany
1883: Sagrada Familia – Barcelona, Spain
1882: Pearl Street Station – New York City, New York
1879: First Incandescent Light Bulb
1877: First Phonograph
1872: Underwater Telegraph Extension to Australia
1871: The Great Chicago Fire – Fireproof Materials
1869 : Long-distance telegraph Britain-India
1866: First Permanent Transatlantic Telegraph Line
1864 : Oriel Chambers
1863 : First Transcontinental Railroad
1861 : American Civil War
1861: Palais Garnier – Paris, France
1855: Bessemer Steel Process
1854: First Mechanical Ice-Machine
1853: New York Crystal Palace – New York, United States
1853: First Reinforced Concrete
1852: Otis “Safety” Elevator
1851: Crystal Palace – London, England
1845: Bibliotheque of St. Genevieve – Paris, France
1843: Steam- Powered rotary drum printing invented
1840: Houses of Parliament- London, England
1837: First Commercial Telegraph
1837: Euston Station
1833: The First Electromagnetic Telegraph
1830: Tom Thumb Locomotive
1827: Mathematical Analysis of the Electric Circuit
1826: Invention of Photograph
1821: First Electric Motor
1812: First Commercial Locomotive
1807: Invention of Internal Combustion Engine
1806: Shipping Ice – New England, United States of America
1758: Rapid Evaporation – Cambridge, United Kingdom
1710: First commerical steam engine – London, England
1700: Camera obscura in drawing process
1620: Katsura Imperial Villa
1502: Golden Horn Bridge Design
1485: Flying Machine Design
1440: Invention of the Printing Press
1420: Duomo – S. Maria del Fiore – Florence, Italy
1194: Chartres Cathedral
1088: Lincoln Cathedral – Lincoln, England
587: 5-Story Pagoda – Ikaruga, Nara Prefecture, Japan
532: Hagia Sophia – Istanbul, Turkey
128: The Pantheon – Rome, Italy

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Written by Bobby Chamra

January 15, 2013 at 9:40 pm

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