Megastructures

July 2017
42:00

Sunday 30 Jul

Expired 3.0 7 x
Weighing in at 1.2 million pounds, this MEGA-plane, can seat 555 passengers over two main decks. Building it requires a worldwide mega-factory the likes of which have never been seen before.
42:00

Sunday 23 Jul

Expired 4.0 9 x
At 610m high the Guangzhou Sightseeing and TV Tower is the tallest television tower on earth. Find out how it is designed to withstand typhoon, earthquake and other assaults from Mother Nature.
41:00

Monday 17 Jul

Expired 4.0 7 x
The Tau Tona mine in South Africa is an astounding feat of engineering, and is the deepest and largest gold mine on the planet.
41:00

Sunday 09 Jul

Expired 4.0 7 x
From the bridge to the engine room, see the 134,000 ton Mega Ship's voyage through the pirate infested waters of the Singapore and Malacca Straits carrying millions of dollars of precious cargo.
43:00

Sunday 02 Jul

Expired 4.0 4 x
The Korean Superlink is one of the deepest and longest immersion tunnels in the world. This project was very challenging for the engineers because of extreme weather they endured.
June 2017
43:00

Monday 19 Jun

Expired 4.0 10 x
Designed by world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie and costing billions to build, Marina Bay Sands is set to secure Singapore's reputation as one of the world's greatest destinations.
43:00

Saturday 10 Jun

Expired 4.0 8 x
The Deep Water Port at Yangshan is on track to becoming China's latest record breaking construction feat as the biggest deep water port ever built.
42:00

Saturday 03 Jun

Expired 4.0 10 x
At 101 floors high, the Shanghai Super Tower is not only the tallest building on the Chinese mainland but one that can withstand the toughest challenges Planet Earth can throw at a skyscraper.
May 2017
43:00

Saturday 27 May

Expired 3.0 9 x
When Beijing hosted the 2008 Olympics, the National Swimming Centre was constructed - aka the Water Cube. Go behind the scenes to discover more about one of this century's leading architectural feats.
October 2016

Thursday 06 Oct

Expired 4.0 22 x
Follow a team of elite engineers and construction workers as they battle to build a 62km highway through one of Italy's most treacherous mountain ranges, the Apennines to link Florence with Bologna.
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