Watch Skyscrapers: Engineering the Future

A series which explores the skyscrapers of Chicago to London, Melbourne to Tokyo. Each episode gives viewers a never-before-seen look at these herculean structures.

Wednesday 10:00 PM et/pt on Science Channel
1 Season, 5 Episodes
April 24, 2019
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Skyscrapers: Engineering the Future Full Episode Guide

  • The rise of colossal towers across the planet coincided with the surge of cutting-edge design, but just as these monoliths began breaking world records, new threats were on the horizon.

  • A spotlight is put on ambitious plans that cities are undertaking to transform their skylines with massive skyscrapers.

  • The world's most iconic buildings were built in the heyday of the American century, and as New York became the capital for these innovative new skyscrapers, experts used cutting-edge tech to push engineering to new heights.

  • The rise of the skyscraper coincided with the rise of America as a global superpower, and experts reveal how expert engineering and cutting-edge technology helped power humankind's race to conquer the sky.

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