One of my favorite blogs is the web urbanist.  Last week he featured a great listing of the 7 Engineering Wonders of the Modern World.  Check them out as they also feature design that is noteworthy.   

From Venice to Boston, Egypt to England, here are seven
amazing engineering wonders of the modern world. Know of others?   Check it out at http://weburbanist.com/2007/11/07/7-engineering-wonders-of-the-modern-world-bridges-dams-and-more/

Some other "Wonders":

ON: 7 Engineering Wonders of the Modern World via @jpenabickley