Strip The CityS2 Ep3 - Chicago Swamp City
Chicago: Swamp City - Chicago is a city of intense temperatures. This sprawling metropolis sits on a flat landscape carved out by ancient glaciers. But these plains also create deadly heat waves. As summer temperatures rocket to an unbearable 43 degrees Celcius, the buildings come close to meltdown. How do the city's skyscrapers survive this extreme environment? This documentary looks beneath the city's skin to discover giant central cooling system, to it's super modern fireboats. Stunning CGI animation strips the glass and concrete off the famous Willis building and peels back O?Hare airport's runways, revealing their inner workings. The city's leading engineers and geologists reveal the secrets inside Chicago's skyscraper that heatproof them, protect the city's bridges and rail tracks from melting and keep residents alive in the searing heat. (From the UK) (Documentary) (class tba) CC
Strip The City was broadcast on 7TWO at Sunday 20 November 2016, 16:20. This episode was initially placed on Monday 10 February 2014.
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