Tagged: construction

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Building the Qinghai-Tibet Railway

This is the story of the battle to build The Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the highest, most extreme railway in the world! 140,000 workers and 2000 medics struggled for 5 years to conquer this hostile environment...

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Building Angkor Wat

Situated deep in the Cambodian jungle, the majestic temple of Angkor Wat was designed to honour the Hindu god Vishnu and took over 30 years to build. (50 min)

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Machu Picchu – Road to the Sky

This Discovery documentary retells the epic tale of the lost empire high in the Andes that was the Inca. Before the arrival of the spaniards, the Inca people thrived in a wealthy society where...

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Design: e2 – Green for All

This episode follows architect and activist Sergio Palleroni as he continues his mission to provide architectural and design solutions to global, social and humanitarian crisis regions. Palleroni already has four global initiatives underway aimed...

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Megastructures: Dubai’s Palm Island

A breathtaking megastructure and an ambitious engineering feat, Palm Jumeirah is part of an even bigger plan to transform Dubai into one of the world’s premiere tourist destinations. Besides the construction of the island,...