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Discovery Channel -Extreme Engineering Season 1

Discovery Channel -Extreme Engineering

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This is a fantastic series aired on the Discovery channel.
Each episode of Extreme Engineering features a major construction and engineering project. Some projects are completed ones, like the new Hong Kong airport. Other projects are those under construction like the Gotthard Base Tunnel under the Alps. Still other episodes showcase futuristic projects that may never be built, like the Transatlantic Tunnel. Most episodes examine possible disaster scenarios that could threaten the projects.

Note: The series airs under the name Kings of Construction in some countries outside of the U.S.

Season 1 List

1×01 - Tokyo’s Sky City

1×02 - Subways in America

1×03 - Transatlantic Tunnel

1×04 - City in a Pyramid

1×05 - Bridging the Bering Strait

1×06 - Tunneling Under the Alps

1×07 - Building Hong Kong’s Airport

1×08 - Holland’s Barriers to the Sea

1×09 - Boston’s Big Dig

1×10 - Widening the Panama Canal

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1×01 - Tokyo’s Sky City

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First aired: 4/13/2003

It examines the concept of constructing a giant tower in Japan that wouldn’t be a just a building, but a public city in the sky. At the end it talks about what a fire in the building would be like and how the fire department would handle it.

1×02 - Subways in America

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First aired: 4/15/2003

This episode explores the current New York City subway and the plans for renovation. Also the World Trade Center Station post 9/11 and its hasty repair.

Writer: Ed Fields, Alan Lindgren
Director: Courtney Hayes
Guest star: Joe Giotta (Narrator)

1×03 - Transatlantic Tunnel

Extreme Engineering - Transatlantic Tunnel

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First aired: 4/16/2003

The concept of building a tunnel across the Atlantic Ocean is talked about. It talks about the problems involved, and how it might someday be possible. At the end it examines the concept of a submarine hitting the tunnel, and how hopefully this wouldn’t ruin it

Extreme Engineering - Transatlantic Tunnel

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1×04 - City in a Pyramid

Extreme Engineering - City In A Pyramid

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First aired: 4/23/2003

This episode features Shimizu’s Pyramid City, which would include dozens of 100-story skyscrapers with more than a million workers as part of a giant pyramid on the sea to provide more living space in Japan. Concepts such as construction robots, electricity issues, and building materials are examined. The pyramid could withstand a tidal wave, and perhaps protect the city as well.

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1×05 - Bridging the Bering Strait

Extreme Engineering - Bridging The Bering Straight

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1×06 - Tunneling Under the Alps

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First aired: 5/7/2003

A tunnel over 35 miles long is to be dug under the Swiss Alps to redirect Europe’s traffic. This $7 billion project will take 6 years to complete with man and machine fighting the mountains 24/7.

Writer: Jackie Mow, Ed Fields, Alan Lindgren
Guest star: Joe Giotta (Narrator)

1×07 - Building Hong Kong’s Airport

Building Hong Kong’s Airport

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Hong Kong has outgrown its small airport and quickly needed a new one in order to maintain its high traffic flow. The only place to put this new world class airport… 16 miles out in the ocean. This would require 22 miles of new super highway. It was predicted to take decades, but engineers were only given 7 years to build it.

1×08 - Holland’s Barriers to the Sea

Holland’s Barriers to the Sea

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First aired: 5/21/2003

Dutch engineers must overcome rising waters in the North Sea to protect their land.

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1×09 - Boston’s Big Dig

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1×10 - Widening the Panama Canal

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