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Super Skyscrapers

This series follows the building of four extraordinary skyscrapers showing how they will revolutionize where we live, work, how we protect ourselves from earthquakes and terrorist attacks -- and even control the amount of energy we use. As well as following the engineering and construction challenges, this series uses state-of-the-art graphics to bring out the full drama of the build. We will meet the architects and other characters involved in each colossus. How will these new skyscrapers tackle a set of tough questions? How do you protect a skyscraper against a terrorist attack? How do you make a super-tall environmentally . . .

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Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 - 11:00 PM    "Building The Future" Commonly known as "the cheese grater," the Leadenhall Building is the pinnacle of London's avant-garde architecture. The tapered tower with a steel exoskeleton is the tallest skyscraper in the City of London, and the teams behind the project had to radically rethink every aspect of the traditional building model. Part 2 of 4 G
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Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 - 11:00 PM "Building The Future" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 - 6:00 PM "The Vertical City" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 - 11:00 PM "The Vertical City" (WORLD)
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Friday, Feb 21, 2014 - 7:00 AM "The Vertical City" (WORLD)
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Friday, Feb 21, 2014 - 1:00 PM "The Vertical City" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 - 11:00 PM "The Vertical City" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 - 6:00 PM "The Billionaire Building" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 - 11:00 PM "The Billionaire Building" (WORLD)
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Friday, Feb 28, 2014 - 7:00 AM "The Billionaire Building" (WORLD)
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Friday, Feb 28, 2014 - 1:00 PM "The Billionaire Building" (WORLD)
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