From ancient civilizations to modern communities, structures larger than life have been built as testaments to a long-lasting legacy. Discovery Channel’s Building Giants deconstructs the engineering wonders behind these ambitious creations. From record-breaking bridges and tunnels to skyscrapers and subways, this blue-chip engineering series fuses actuality, unique photography, and CGI to explore the ingenious innovations that enable massive superstructures to be built and how they work.
Each episode follows the tension and drama that engineers face as they push the limits of technology. From vertigo attacks, to crippling weather conditions, Building Giants documents the challenges that come as engineers strive to construct marvels for the modern age.
Battling with time and budget to complete superstructures, see what it takes to create a masterpiece in the 21st century. Catch Building Giants on Fridays, 8:10PM, on the Discovery Channel and get ready to be in awe at what modern engineering can achieve.
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