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Like Lego- But for Adults

Like Lego- But for Adults

Like lego- but for adults.

Although Brunel had the advantage of being able to kill numerous people, and walk away from massive failures, I think he still remains a good symbol for civil engineering, if only for the iconic hat.

That’s how most of my (non-engineering) friends understand what I do. The fact is that even getting the “isn’t that, like, bridges and tunnels and roads and stuff?” response still feels like a victory. Long resigned to seeing polite incomprehension; I finally decided to start a blog about what I do when I discovered that WordPress had more pages devoted to cat-diaries than engineering.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel was, like his farther Marc Isambard Brunel, the owner of an outrageous middle name, and a Civil Engineer. He is responsible for the majority of the Great Western Railway, among other notable achievements. Although Brunel had the advantage of being able to kill numerous people, and walk away from massive failures, I think he still remains a good symbol for civil engineering, if only for the iconic hat.

So yeah- this will be a blog about bridges, and tunnels, and roads, and stuff.

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  1. Should show your friends this video about engineering. Hilarious (but also kind of true). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CikxgZCGgnI

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