Take a closer look at some of the biggest enterprises in construction, and how civil engineering and manufacturing is changing in the modern world.
Directed byChris Bamford
S01:E01 - Living Big
Explore the tallest towers, the biggest palaces, the grandest tombs and ancient temples that were forgotten for centuries. This episode shows how technique, technology, and ambition have developed some of the most magnificent structures in the world.
S01:E02 - Travelling Big
The human race is constantly looking for a better way to get from point A to point B. From tall ships to the invention of the automobile, travel has always been a necessity. We rely on increasingly massive transportation like plains, trains, ships and everything in between.
S01:E03 - Building Big
People have labored on some gigantic undertakings such as roads, bridges, and canals that link oceans. These feats of engineering have allowed cities to grow, but now they are also allowing us to travel into space.
S01:E04 - Battling Big
For as long as man has been alive, he has fought to defend what is rightfully his and fought even harder to take what is not. He soon figured out, the man with the biggest weapon has the advantage.
S01:E05 - Moving Big
People aren't the only ones that need to travel. Our way of life has always relied on the transportation of cargo, freight and raw materials. Transport has needed to evolve to keep up with the demand.
S01:E06 - Dreaming Big
Mankind has proved time and time again that they are more than capable of dreaming big. Ferocious ambition has produced both world renowned monuments and monumental gaffs.
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