If We Built It Today

The Great Pyramid of Giza, the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, the Notre Dame Cathedral. What would it take to build these remarkable super structures today? How long would it take? How much would it cost? How many workers would we need? In our modern era of glass and steel, could we even pull it off? If We Built It Today talks to architects, historians, engineers, and builders to find out if we could use modern day innovations to recreate these iconic masterpieces, or if fundamental techniques have been lost to time.

Show Info

Network: United States Science (2019 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 8 episodes

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Secrets in the Pyramid

Episode 1x01; Jul 14, 2019

Egypt's Great Pyramid is one of the world's greatest and most mysterious marvels, and using cutting-edge tech and the latest engineering innovations, experts reveal what it would take to build the ancient wonder today.

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x01: Secrets in the PyramidJul 14, 2019
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