Have you ever looked at something and asked, “How did they do that?” CKUA’s newest feature, “The How of Wow,” highlights marvels of innovation and technology that are all around us. The stuff Engineers and Geoscientists create can be beautiful, sometimes even iconic, but it has to work.
The Columbia Icefield Skywalk is a huge ring that is suspended almost a thousand feet above the Sunwapta Valley. So if you have a hand in designing the project, how to do you heighted the experience. Well how about making the floor transparent, so you feel like you’re walking on air. Structural Engineer Geoff Kallweit takes us out on a limb.
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