July 18, 2015

Infographic: The World's Worst Engineering Mistakes


An infographic looking back at eight of the worst engineering mistakes in history, from The Vasa in the 1600s right through to the Isaac Peral in 2013.

Over the last few centuries human beings have produced some incredible examples of engineering masterpieces, from the pyramids to London's Shard. However, as a species we haven't always got it right - in this infographic, we take a look at some of the world's most costly engineering mistakes, both in terms of the financial and human cost.


(infographic courtesy by: Grassform Group)