Building Giants

Building Giants

  • Seasons:
  • 2
  • 1
This series reveals the extraordinary innovations that help record-breaking superstructures to be built, and uncovers the inner secrets of how they work. From the world's longest tunnels to the world's most advanced skyscraper, each hour-long episode charts the construction of a different epic project.
This series reveals the extraordinary innovations that help record-breaking superstructures to be built, and uncovers the inner secrets of how they work. From the world's longest tunnels to the world's most advanced skyscraper, each hour-long episode charts the construction of a different epic project.

Season 1 (7 episodes)

  • 1. World's Greatest Stadium

    Original air date: 01/04/2018 Runtime: 42:04 min.

    Original air date: 01/04/2018 Runtime: 42:04 min. The construction of a new 71,000-capacity football stadium in Atlanta takes more than seven years and poses a number of serious challenges; the octagonal roof of the arena opens and closes in just seven minutes.

  • 2. Monster Cruise Ship

    Original air date: 01/11/2018 Runtime: 42:04 min.

    Original air date: 01/11/2018 Runtime: 42:04 min. Expert engineers try to build one of the largest and most advanced cruise ships in the world. This goliath ship will carry over 5,000 passengers and pushes the boundaries of ship design and construction.

  • 3. Super Skyscraper NYC

    Original air date: 01/18/2018 Runtime: 42:04 min.

    Original air date: 01/18/2018 Runtime: 42:04 min. Engineers build a cutting-edge skyscraper in a busy area of New York City. This impossibly tall and thin tower must be built with a strange diagonal framework, posing unique challenges for some of the world's best builders.

  • 4. Arctic Mega Bridge

    Original air date: 01/25/2018 Runtime: 42:04 min.

    Original air date: 01/25/2018 Runtime: 42:04 min. Engineers race to complete the longest suspension bridge in the Arctic Circle before the brutal winter arrives.

  • 5. World's Strongest Wall

    Original air date: 02/01/2018 Runtime: 42:04 min.

    Original air date: 02/01/2018 Runtime: 42:04 min. Venice's new storm wall is one of the strongest in the world, a 330-ton behemoth that protects the historic city from disastrous flooding.

  • 6. Monster Tunnel

    Original air date: 02/08/2018 Runtime: 42:05 min.

    Original air date: 02/08/2018 Runtime: 42:05 min. Engineers are building a ground-breaking new railway line in Copenhagen that features 22 miles of tunnels, 17 brand-new stations, and cutting-edge driverless trains.

  • 7. World's Tallest Church

    Original air date: 02/15/2018 Runtime: 42:05 min.

    Original air date: 02/15/2018 Runtime: 42:05 min. In Barcelona, Spain, the Sagrada Familia has taken more than 140 years to build; today, engineers are nearing completion of the world's tallest church, designed by maverick architect Antoni Gaudi.