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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 27, 2014 - 5:00 PM    "The Billionaire Building" Upon completion, the residential tower on Manhattan's 57th Street will rise more than 1,000 feet, making it the tallest building of its kind in the Western Hemisphere and boasting spectacular views of Central Park. This episode follows the teams tasked with creating New York's most luxurious residential skyscraper. Part 4 of 4 G
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Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 - 5:00 PM "The Billionaire Building" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 - 10:00 PM "The Billionaire Building" (WORLD)
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Friday, Feb 28, 2014 - 6:00 AM "The Billionaire Building" (WORLD)
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Friday, Feb 28, 2014 - 12:00 PM "The Billionaire Building" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 - 10:00 PM "The Billionaire Building" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 - 6:00 PM "Building The Future" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 - 9:00 PM "One World Trade Center" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 - 10:00 PM "Building The Future" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 - 6:00 PM "The Billionaire Building" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 - 9:00 PM "The Vertical City" (WORLD)
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