How Did They Build That?

Cantilevers & Lifts
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Series 1 - Episode 1 Cantilevers & Lifts

Thursday 6pm - 7pm Smithsonian
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Summary

An investigation into the greatest man-made structures of all time, exploring how new materials and construction techniques have allowed engineers, builders, and architects to work to the limits of their ability. This episode focuses on a New York skyscraper that defies the laws of physics, the world's tallest outdoor lift built on the side of a Chinese mountain and a building that mimics a ship at sea.
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