Impossible Builds

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  • TV-PG
  • 2018
  • 1 Season
  • 7.4  (35)

Impossible Builds is an access all areas look at the creation of some of the world's most ambitious, complex and technologically advanced construction projects. From subaquatic homes and the ultimate in billionaire luxury to futuristic towers and pencil-thin skyscrapers, these are the structures they said could never be built. But now, using revolutionary technology and cutting-edge construction materials, three previously impossible builds are taking shape across the world. And Impossible Builds is on site to follow their progress every step of the way.

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Ice World
10. Ice World
October 13, 2021
Over the top, ambitious, and nature-defying, China's incredible Ice World will transform 37 acres of sub-tropical quarry into a sub-zero ski resort. The construction team will have to battle the worst nature can throw at them. But if they can pull it off, they'll make science fiction a reality.
The Skinny Skyscraper
9. The Skinny Skyscraper
October 6, 2021
Witness the construction of the skinniest skyscraper ever to make it off the drawing board on a plot barely bigger than a basketball court. Located in New York and rising from within the landmark Steinway Hall, the team will attempt to build 111 West 57th Street, the world's thinnest skyscraper, on the construction equivalent of a postage stamp to be one of the tallest in the city.
Amazing Beehive House
8. Amazing Beehive House
September 27, 2018
This episode follows a fear-less single mother pioneering a brand-new, beehive-inspired 'kit' home on her seriously steep plot in the picture-perfect Tamar Valley.
House for the Future
7. House for the Future
June 25, 2019
This episode follows a charismatic petrolhead attempting to build a pioneering, eco-home from a kit to house his ten classic cars.
Home Grown House
6. Home Grown House
January 9, 2019
Nature-loving Bill and Sukie move from their six-acre smallholding in the picturesque Scottish Borders, and take on the challenge of building a sustainable 'kit' home.
Ancient Woodland Home
5. Ancient Woodland Home
January 9, 2019
IT guru Steve and his wedding entrepreneur wife Sharon have to balance busy working lives with looking after their two kids, that is until a trip inspires them to setup their new lake-front home.
Highland Log Home
4. Highland Log Home
October 18, 2018
Scott, Lisa, and their 12-year-old son Archie jump from a rental home to constructing their spacious log house from scratch.
The Floating House
3. The Floating House
February 21, 2018
While some architects are looking up - others are looking down. Follow the build to make living beneath the waves into a reality as a team in Dubai attempts to construct a floating house combining the best of land and marine design. Will they achieve the impossible?
Europe in the Desert
2. Europe in the Desert
February 14, 2018
Can six sand islands, poking out of the Persian Gulf near Dubai, be transformed into the most luxurious holiday destination on earth? One man believes they can and he's risking tens of millions of dollars to prove it.
The Scorpion Tower
1. The Scorpion Tower
February 7, 2018
In Miami, follow the construction of one of the most complex skyscrapers ever to make it off the drawing board. Its design is so radical that it features its skeleton on the outside and construction experts have turned to a building material never before used in skyscrapers.
Description

Impossible Builds is an access all areas look at the creation of some of the world's most ambitious, complex and technologically advanced construction projects. From subaquatic homes and the ultimate in billionaire luxury to futuristic towers and pencil-thin skyscrapers, these are the structures they said could never be built. But now, using revolutionary technology and cutting-edge construction materials, three previously impossible builds are taking shape across the world. And Impossible Builds is on site to follow their progress every step of the way.

Impossible Builds is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on February 7, 2018.

Where to Watch Impossible Builds

Impossible Builds is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Impossible Builds on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Apple TV and PBS.

  • Premiere Date
    February 7, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (35)