2004 - 2017, Other
The making of the greatest structures and machines ever created.

Episode Guide

  • Megastructures - UK Super Train (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    UK Super Train

  • Megastructures - Extreme Helicopter (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Extreme Helicopter

    A look at the phenomenally powerful Air-Crane heavy-lift helicopter.

  • Megastructures - Soviet Doomsday Sub (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Soviet Doomsday Sub

    A team of engineers dismantles the world's largest nuclear submarine, the Typhoon.

  • Megastructures - Miami Super Stadium (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Miami Super Stadium

    In just four months, a demolition team needs to clear over a quarter million feet of stadium to get ready for a new stadium.

  • Megastructures - Dam Busters (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Dam Busters

    A team of experts mobilizes to demolish, excavate and recycle a 25000 ton dam built of concrete and steel.

  • Megastructures - Icebreakers (Season 4 Episode 29)
    Season 4 Episode 29:


    Breaking through over 40 feet of ice demands a vessel of incredible power. Follow the construction of an ice breaker; one of the toughest ships ever to set sail.

  • Megastructures - Reinventing Hoover Dam (Season 4 Episode 28)
    Season 4 Episode 28:

    Reinventing Hoover Dam

  • Megastructures - The Impossible Build (Season 4 Episode 27)
    Season 4 Episode 27:

    The Impossible Build

    The renovated California Academy of Sciences is the world's largest green public building.

  • Megastructures - World's Biggest Cruise Ship (Season 4 Episode 26)
    Season 4 Episode 26:

    World's Biggest Cruise Ship

    MS Freedom of the Seas is over 1000 feet in length, weighs in excess of 150,000 tons and has a shop-lined street on board.

  • Megastructures - Building Green Beijing (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Building Green Beijing

    As China's energy needs have skyrocketed, the country used the 2008 Olympic Games as an opportunity to show the world that it is ready and willing to "go green."

  • Megastructures - Train Wreck (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Train Wreck

    Locomotives in America move millions of tons of freight every year.

  • Megastructures - World's Tallest Hotel (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    World's Tallest Hotel

    Dubai's Burj al Arab is an architectural icon for the 21st century.

  • Megastructures - Future Trains (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Future Trains

    The world's first commercial electromagnetic levitation train system.

  • Megastructures - Sun Engine (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Sun Engine

    Solar energy is a major focal point in technology due to global warming and the soaring fuel prices.

  • Megastructures - Super Sub (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Super Sub

    A team of engineers dismantles the world's largest nuclear submarine, the Typhoon.

  • Megastructures - Mega Sub (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Mega Sub

    New technologies improve submarines.

  • Megastructures - Atom Smasher (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Atom Smasher

    The Large Hadron Collider is assembled.

  • Megastructures - Beijing Olympic Stadium (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Beijing Olympic Stadium

    China is building one of the world's largest enclosed stadiums for the 2008 Olympics: Beijing National Stadium.

  • Megastructures - Beijing Water Cube (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Beijing Water Cube

    The National Aquatics Center, also known as the Water Cube, will be the focal point in Beijing for the 2008 Olympics.

  • Megastructures - China's Ultimate Port (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    China's Ultimate Port

    Yangshan may be the biggest deepwater port ever built.

  • Megastructures - 747 Breakdown (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    747 Breakdown

    See what happens to old aircrafts and how they are recycled.

  • Megastructures - Bridge Breakdown (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Bridge Breakdown

    A historic bridge is being taken down and recycled, but the demolition team faces challenges while doing it.

  • Megastructures - Hoover Dam Reinvented (Season 3 Episode 34)
    Season 3 Episode 34:

    Hoover Dam Reinvented

    Engineers and construction workers overcame huge obstacles and challenges to build the Hoover Dam in only five years.

  • Megastructures - Ultimate Skyscraper NYC (Season 3 Episode 33)
    Season 3 Episode 33:

    Ultimate Skyscraper NYC

    One Bryant Park building in New York City is going to be one of the most energy efficient skyscrapers in the world.

  • Megastructures - World Island Wonder (Season 3 Episode 32)
    Season 3 Episode 32:

    World Island Wonder

    Engineers in Dubai must overcome obstacles as they construct a chain of 300 islands shaped to resemble the world.

  • Megastructures - South Pole Station (Season 3 Episode 31)
    Season 3 Episode 31:

    South Pole Station

    A team of mega-builders attempts to make a 21st century science research facility in one of the most isolated places on the planet.

  • Megastructures - Queen Mary 2 (Season 3 Episode 30)
    Season 3 Episode 30:

    Queen Mary 2

    A tour of the Queen Mary 2, the world's largest ocean liner.

  • Megastructures - Hawaii Super Ferry (Season 3 Episode 29)
    Season 3 Episode 29:

    Hawaii Super Ferry

    Construction is underway on a commuter vessel complete with shops, restaurants and enough storage space for nearly 300 cars.

  • Megastructures - World's Biggest Shredder (Season 3 Episode 27)
    Season 3 Episode 27:

    World's Biggest Shredder

    A look at the metal-chomping monster that takes up the floor space of an entire factory and can reduce the equivalent of 450 cars an hour to little more than pulp.

  • Megastructures - The Bridge of Mostar (Season 3 Episode 26)
    Season 3 Episode 26:

    The Bridge of Mostar

    It stood for more than 400 years at the crossroads between Christianity and Islam, but this famous bridge was destroyed during the 1990's Bosnian civil war.

  • Megastructures - Shanghai Super Tower (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    Shanghai Super Tower

    The Shanghai World Financial Center is 101 floors high and is the tallest building on the Chinese mainland.

  • Megastructures - Power Tower (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Power Tower

    The Bahrain World Trade Center uses wind turbines on a large scale.

  • Megastructures - Steam Drillers (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Steam Drillers

    Mega Green Tech is in search of geothermal power.

  • Megastructures - Deep Sea Drillers (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Deep Sea Drillers

    Drillers try to tap some of the least-accessible natural gas on the planet.

  • Megastructures - Super Pipeline (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Super Pipeline

    The construction of the longest subsea pipeline in the world.

  • Megastructures - Ice Hotel (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Ice Hotel

    Thousands of tons of ice and snow are used to build the Ice Hotel in Sweden every year.

  • Megastructures - Money Factory (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Money Factory

    Design and protection of the U.S. Treasury.

  • Megastructures - Science of Concrete (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Science of Concrete

    Concrete is one of the most widely used building materials on Earth.

  • Megastructures - Science of Bricks (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Science of Bricks

    Bricks pave driveways and line fireplaces and chimneys.

  • Megastructures - Panama Canal (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Panama Canal

    The Panama Canal is one of the trickiest waterways in the world, yet thousands of ships risk it every year to deliver their goods.

  • Megastructures - Supertanker (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:


    How to build a giant Supertanker that carries LNG Liquid Natural Gas.

  • Megastructures - Garbage Mountain (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Garbage Mountain

    Man and technology are in a battle involving a tidal wave of waste.

  • Megastructures - Inside the Real NCIS (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Inside the Real NCIS

    The Naval Criminal Investigative Service works to keep pace with 21st-century threats.

  • Megastructures - Impossible Bridges: Denmark to Sweden (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Impossible Bridges: Denmark to Sweden

    The Oresund Bridge connects Denmark and Sweden.

  • Megastructures - Impossible Bridges: Greece (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Impossible Bridges: Greece

    The Rion-Antirion Bridge connects two Greek cities.

  • Megastructures - Berlin Wall (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Berlin Wall

    The lethal zone next to the Berlin Wall is full of barbed wire, mines, attack dogs, tank traps and armed guards.

  • Megastructures - Mega Ship (Season 2 Episode 26)
    Season 2 Episode 26:

    Mega Ship

    Guiding a 134,000-ton ship into one of the busiest ports in the world.

  • Megastructures - World's Tallest Bridge (Millau Bridge) (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:

    World's Tallest Bridge (Millau Bridge)

    The Millau Viaduct in France is the tallest vehicular bridge in the world.

  • Megastructures - Cosmodrome (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:


  • Megastructures - Mega Rig (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    Mega Rig

    Investigators try to learn whether humans' technological achievements can survive Mother Nature's most violent forces.

  • Megastructures - Boston's Big Dig (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Boston's Big Dig

    Builders dig a 10-lane highway tunnel but try to avoid disrupting Boston life.

  • Megastructures - Berlin's Grand Central (Berlin Train Terminal) (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Berlin's Grand Central (Berlin Train Terminal)

    Berlin's Grand Central will connect East and West Germany as the largest train station in Europe.

  • Megastructures - NORAD (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:


    Going inside the top secret fortress in a Colorado mounted manned by the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).

  • Megastructures - Ultimate Roller Coaster (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Ultimate Roller Coaster

    A white-knuckle look at the design and construction of the world's fastest roller coaster, the Kingda Ka in New Jersey.

  • Megastructures - World's Biggest Casino (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    World's Biggest Casino

    The Venetian in Macau has 3,000 suites, a 15,000-seat arena, and 350 shops in its design.

  • Megastructures - USS Virginia (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    USS Virginia

    The USS Virginia represents the first major redesign of nuclear submarines since the end of the Cold War.

  • Megastructures - Airbus A380 (World's Biggest Airliner) (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Airbus A380 (World's Biggest Airliner)

    The world's largest passenger plane, Airbus 380, is set to take to the skies in 2006.

  • Megastructures - North Branch Correctional Facility (Hi-Tech Prison) (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    North Branch Correctional Facility (Hi-Tech Prison)

    The North Branch Correctional Facility in Cumberland, Md., has state-of-the-art technology designed to protect the lives of corrections officers.

  • Megastructures - Air Force Transport (Mega Plane) (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Air Force Transport (Mega Plane)

    The C-5 Galaxy is the biggest plane in the US military arsenal. This aerodynamic marvel can fly non-stop to nearly any point on the globe and is capable of hauling just about anything the army needs.

  • Megastructures - Port of Rotterdam (Super Port) (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Port of Rotterdam (Super Port)

    The port of Rotterdam handles a large number of ships using specialized megamovers and expert coordination.

  • Megastructures - Indy Motor Speedway (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Indy Motor Speedway

    The famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana.

  • Megastructures - Impossible Islands (Dubai's Palm Island) (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Impossible Islands (Dubai's Palm Island)

    Builders are creating artificial islands in the shape of a palm tree off the coast of Dubai to turn it into one of the world's premiere tourist destinations.

  • Megastructures - North Sea Wall (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    North Sea Wall

    The North Sea Wall is a massive defense system, longer than the Great Wall of China, built along Holland's coastline to hold back the sea.

  • Megastructures - Sea Launch (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Sea Launch

    Sea Launch, a NASA-like mission control center and launch pad floating in the ocean, is designed to blast commercial satellites into orbit.

  • Megastructures - Ekati Diamond Mine (Diamond Diggers) (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Ekati Diamond Mine (Diamond Diggers)

    The history of the frozen Ekati Mine and the machines that move its gem-studded earth.

  • Megastructures - Ultimate Oil Sands Mine (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Ultimate Oil Sands Mine

  • Megastructures - Ultimate Casino (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Ultimate Casino

    The Venetian Hotel Resort Casino in Las Vegas.

  • Megastructures - Tau Tona: City of Gold (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Tau Tona: City of Gold

    The largest gold mine in the world, South Africa's Tau Tona has a work force of 35,000 miners who work three miles below the earth's surface in an entirely artificial environment.

  • Megastructures - World's Busiest Port (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    World's Busiest Port

    A quarter of the world's shipping containers and half the global supply of crude oil pass through the Port of Singapore.

  • Megastructures - Inside the Pentagon (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Inside the Pentagon

  • Megastructures - Alcatraz (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:


    The design, construction and legend of Alcatraz.

  • Megastructures - Golden Gate Bridge (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Golden Gate Bridge

    The Golden Gate Bridge undergoes a $400-million, state-of-the art retrofitting in the most costly and complex earthquake-proofing bridge project in history.

  • Megastructures - Grand Canyon Skywalk (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Grand Canyon Skywalk

    The Grand Canyon Skywalk is the first ever cantilever-designed glass bridge.

  • Megastructures - Inside a Super Casino (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Inside a Super Casino

    The construction of the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

  • Megastructures - Petronas Towers (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Petronas Towers

    American architect Cesar Pelli and his team use innovative technology to overcome obstacles and build the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Megastructures - The World's Most Powerful Dam (Itaipu Dam) (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The World's Most Powerful Dam (Itaipu Dam)

    As the world's largest hydroelectric power plant, the Itaipu Dam brings power to millions of people.

  • Megastructures - Akashi Kaikyo Bridge (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Akashi Kaikyo Bridge

    The world's largest suspension bridge is built in the middle of a major earthquake zone.

  • Megastructures - Kansai Airport (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Kansai Airport

    Japan's Kansai Airport is built entirely on a man-made island the size of Monaco that is in the process of sinking.

  • Megastructures - Sears Tower (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Sears Tower

    Life inside the Sears Tower in Chicago.

  • Megastructures - The Channel Tunnel (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Channel Tunnel

    The most expensive railway tunnel in history connects Britain and France.

  • Megastructures - Autobahn (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    Germany's 7,500-mile Autobahn is renowned for precise engineering and infamous for unlimited speeds.

  • Megastructures - USS Ronald Reagan (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    USS Ronald Reagan

    The USS Ronald Reagan is a nuclear-powered vessel that can run without refueling for more than 20 years.

  • Megastructures - Skyscraper In The Round (Episode 318)
    Episode 318:

    Skyscraper In The Round

  • Megastructures - Sinking a Destroyer (Episode 312)
    Episode 312:

    Sinking a Destroyer

  • Megastructures - Megastructures (Episode 309)
    Episode 309:


    Canadian and United States Navy forces converge for a live fire exercise in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of British Columbia, Canada.

  • Megastructures - The World's Most Inclined Building (Episode 306)
    Episode 306:

    The World's Most Inclined Building

  • Megastructures - Mountain Highway (Episode 303)
    Episode 303:

    Mountain Highway

    The high-stakes exploits of engineers and construction crews as they race to build a mountain superhighway in Italy.

  • Megastructures - World's Highest Suspension Bridge (Episode 302)
    Episode 302:

    World's Highest Suspension Bridge

    Inside the construction of the highest bracing bridge, the Baluarte, located in the Sierra Madre mountains in Mexico.

  • Megastructures - Itaipu Dam (Episode 301)
    Episode 301:

    Itaipu Dam

  • Megastructures - Gardens by the Bay (Episode 300)
    Episode 300:

    Gardens by the Bay

    Singapore's ambitious greening project which includes massive gardens and conservatories.

  • Megastructures - Extreme Roller Coaster (Episode 297)
    Episode 297:

    Extreme Roller Coaster

    Building this 60 meters high thrill ride takes an army of engineers, designers, and master technicians.

  • Megastructures - Eco School (Episode 296)
    Episode 296:

    Eco School

    Workers build an environmentally friendly school for a community in southern Taiwan.

  • Megastructures - London's Olympic Stadium (Episode 295)
    Episode 295:

    London's Olympic Stadium

    Bolted together like a giant Meccano set, London's 80,000-seat Olympic Stadium is built to be downsized to a 25,000-seat venue after the 2012 games; revealing the most dramatic moments of the construction process.

  • Megastructures - Korean Superlink (Episode 292)
    Episode 292:

    Korean Superlink

    Examine the underwater highway of the Busan-Geoje Fixed Link.

  • Megastructures - Dubai's Dream Palace (Episode 289)
    Episode 289:

    Dubai's Dream Palace

  • Megastructures - Space Port America (Episode 287)
    Episode 287:

    Space Port America

    A fascinating look at the engineering behind the world's first purpose-built commercial spaceport, which promises to rocket tourists away from Earth.

  • Megastructures - Hoover Dam Bridge (Episode 279)
    Episode 279:

    Hoover Dam Bridge

    To save the Hoover Dam requires the creation of another masterpiece, the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge.

  • Megastructures - World's Fastest Roller Coaster (Episode 277)
    Episode 277:

    World's Fastest Roller Coaster

    Discover the engineering behind the mindblowing acceleration and 2km of curves and camelbacks of the world's fastest roller coaster - Abu Dhabi's Formula Rossi.

  • Megastructures - Heavy Metal Shredding (Episode 275)
    Episode 275:

    Heavy Metal Shredding

    Every day around the world, thousands of planes, trains and automobiles get cut down to size for recycling.

  • Megastructures - Eco-Ark (Episode 274)
    Episode 274:


  • Megastructures - Building the World's Most Skewed (Episode 273)
    Episode 273:

    Building the World's Most Skewed

  • Megastructures - Circular Building, Aldarau HQ Building (Episode 272)
    Episode 272:

    Circular Building, Aldarau HQ Building

  • Megastructures - California Academy of Sciences (Episode 269)
    Episode 269:

    California Academy of Sciences

  • Megastructures - Deep Earth Drillers (Episode 268)
    Episode 268:

    Deep Earth Drillers

  • Megastructures - China's Ultimate Port (Episode 267)
    Episode 267:

    China's Ultimate Port

  • Megastructures - Megabridges: Denmark to Sweden (Episode 266)
    Episode 266:

    Megabridges: Denmark to Sweden

  • Megastructures - China's Smart Tower (Episode 264)
    Episode 264:

    China's Smart Tower

    The Pearl River Tower is one of the first of a new generation of smart buildings.

  • Megastructures - Secrets of Oscar Tar Bridge (Episode 261)
    Episode 261:

    Secrets of Oscar Tar Bridge

  • Megastructures - Singapore's Vegas (Episode 258)
    Episode 258:

    Singapore's Vegas

    Documentary examining Singapore's Marina Bay Sands complex. Including hotels, a casino and a waterfront promenade, it's one of the largest construction sites ever.

  • Megastructures - Dubai Racecourse (Episode 257)
    Episode 257:

    Dubai Racecourse

    A luxurious racecourse in the middle of the desert.

  • Megastructures - Roller Coaster (Episode 247)
    Episode 247:

    Roller Coaster

  • Megastructures - Dubai Mega Mall (Episode 246)
    Episode 246:

    Dubai Mega Mall

    Dubai, a tiny desert emirate, is being shaped to become the leisure capital of the oil rich Gulf. Centrepiece of the new Dubai is The Dubai Mall, designed to outstrip all shopping malls.

  • Megastructures - The Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi (Episode 227)
    Episode 227:

    The Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi

    Four times more crooked than the Leaning Tower of Pisa, discover how engineers conquered gravity and got into the Guinness Book of Records.

  • Megastructures - Mega Mosque (Episode 218)
    Episode 218:

    Mega Mosque

    Abu Dhabi's splendorous Sheikh Zayed Mosque, completed in 2007, evokes a variety of traditional mosque styles and hosts over 40,000 visitors.

  • Megastructures - Solar Tower (Episode 216)
    Episode 216:

    Solar Tower

  • Megastructures - Oil Rig (Episode 194)
    Episode 194:

    Oil Rig

  • Megastructures - The World's Tallest TV Tower (Episode 183)
    Episode 183:

    The World's Tallest TV Tower

    The tallest television tower in the world is located in Guangzhou, China.

  • Megastructures - Super Terminals (Episode 177)
    Episode 177:

    Super Terminals

  • Megastructures - The Canton Tower (Episode 175)
    Episode 175:

    The Canton Tower

    The tallest television tower in the world is located in Guangzhou, China.

  • Megastructures - Megabridges, China (Episode 172)
    Episode 172:

    Megabridges, China

    The rapid economic development of China is also driving the expansion of its infrastructure. Within 10 years, the country has been spanned by a network of bridges, which is only surpassed by the United States.

  • Megastructures - The Airport (Episode 163)
    Episode 163:

    The Airport

  • Megastructures - Space Station (Episode 161)
    Episode 161:

    Space Station

  • Megastructures - The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge (Episode 158)
    Episode 158:

    The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge

  • Megastructures - Skyscraper (Episode 143)
    Episode 143:


  • Megastructures - SMART Tunnel (Episode 141)
    Episode 141:

    SMART Tunnel

    Presenting an insider's voyage through the world's first combined storm water and traffic tunnel: the SMART Tunnel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Megastructures - Vegas Casino (Episode 139)
    Episode 139:

    Vegas Casino

    At the Evergreen Air Center in Arizona, a mammoth project is under way to break down and salvage the parts of a retired 747.

  • Megastructures - Breakdown (Episode 138)
    Episode 138:


  • Megastructures - The Great Pyramid (Episode 137)
    Episode 137:

    The Great Pyramid

    The Great Pyramid of Giza is 4,500 years old and is the only ancient wonder of the world still standing; to cut and move the 2 million stones needed to build it would involve the entire Egyptian state.

  • Megastructures - Super Sky Tram (Episode 135)
    Episode 135:

    Super Sky Tram

    The famous aerial tram at Jackson Hole is being "super-sized."

  • Megastructures - John Deere (Episode 128)
    Episode 128:

    John Deere

  • Megastructures - Megabridges/Greece (Episode 125)
    Episode 125:


  • Megastructures - Chartres Cathedral (Episode 119)
    Episode 119:

    Chartres Cathedral

  • Megastructures - Trucks (Episode 118)
    Episode 118:


    At the Evergreen Air Center in Arizona, a mammoth project is under way to break down and salvage the parts of a retired 747.

  • Megastructures - The Colosseum (Episode 115)
    Episode 115:

    The Colosseum

    The ancient Romans used ground-breaking technology to build the Colosseum.

  • Megastructures - The Itaipu Dam (Episode 114)
    Episode 114:

    The Itaipu Dam

  • Megastructures - Wave Energy (Episode 109)
    Episode 109:

    Wave Energy

    Three teams of engineers are in a race to harness a form of green energy.

  • Megastructures - Scuba Car (Episode 102)
    Episode 102:

    Scuba Car

    Frank decides to take his sports car under the water.

  • Megastructures - The Science of Steel (Episode 76)
    Episode 76:

    The Science of Steel

    Steel, one of the strongest materials on Earth, changes the course of history.

  • Megastructures - Iceland's Big Dig (Episode 72)
    Episode 72:

    Iceland's Big Dig

    Constructing Europe's highest dam; drilling 30-mile-long tunnels; a gigantic, underground power plant.

  • Megastructures - Super Copters (Episode 71)
    Episode 71:

    Super Copters

  • Megastructures - Super Rigs (Episode 70)
    Episode 70:

    Super Rigs

  • Megastructures - Mega Chopper (Episode 63)
    Episode 63:

    Mega Chopper

    Superchoppers of the 21st century.

  • Megastructures - Near Miss (Episode 62)
    Episode 62:

    Near Miss

    New York's air traffic controllers.