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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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Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 - 6:00 PM    "The Vertical City" Shanghai Tower is a collection of businesses, services and hotels all in one place, fitting a population the size of Monaco into a footprint the size of a football field. When complete, the structure will dominate Shanghai's skyline, towering 120 stories over its neighbors as a testament to China's economic success and the ambitions of the city's wealthy elite. Part 3 of 4 G
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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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Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 - 11:00 PM "The Billionaire Building" (WORLD)
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