Series Description: 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 friendly building? What is involved in building a mega-fast, 600m elevator? How do you construct absolute luxury? How do you clean the windows on the 100th floor?
All Upcoming Episodes
One World Trade Center (#101)
- Fri, May 1, 4:00 AM on IPTV
Building The Future (#102)
- Thu, May 7, 2:00 AM on IPTV
The Vertical City (#103)
The Billionaire Building (#104)
These episodes of Super Skyscrapers aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- The Billionaire Building (#104)
- The Vertical City (#103)
- Building The Future (#102)
- One World Trade Center (#101)