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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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Friday, Feb 7, 2014 - 7:00 AM    "One World Trade Center" The new tower, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, is engineered to be the safest and strongest skyscraper now in existence. This episode follows the final year of exterior construction, reaching the height of 1,776 feet. For head of construction Steve Plate, as well as scientists, engineers, ironworkers and curtain wall installers, this is a job suffused with the history of the site. Part 1 of 4 G
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Friday, Feb 7, 2014 - 7:00 AM "One World Trade Center" (WORLD)
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Friday, Feb 7, 2014 - 1:00 PM "One World Trade Center" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 - 6:00 PM "Building The Future" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 - 11:00 PM "Building The Future" (WORLD)
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Friday, Feb 14, 2014 - 7:00 AM "Building The Future" (WORLD)
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Friday, Feb 14, 2014 - 1:00 PM "Building The Future" (WORLD)
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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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