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BUILDING BIG
Bridges
Domes
Skyscrapers
Dams
Tunnels
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How does a dam withstand the crushing pressure of a lakeful of water? How does a suspension bridge resist the forces of wind and traffic? Why can we walk in the shadows of mammoth skyscrapers, drive through tunnels deep underground, and sit beneath soaring stadium domes, confident that these giant structures will not collapse? Find out in BUILDING BIG, a new five-part miniseries on megastructures from PBS. Hosted by David Macaulay, award-winning author-illustrator of The Way Things Work, each one-hour program focuses on a different type of structure: bridges, domes, skyscrapers, dams, and tunnels.

Bridges | Domes | Skyscrapers | Dams | Tunnels
 
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