Skyscrapers: Engineering the Future

From Willis Tower to One World Trade Center, skyscrapers are emblematic of the world's great cities. Since their beginnings in the late 19th century, these tall towers have constantly evolved as architects and structural engineers pushed the boundaries of what's possible. Skyscrapers: Engineering the Future, puts the spotlight on what the world's most ambitious cities are doing to transform their skylines with designs that seem to defy gravity.

Show Info

Network: United States Science (2019 - now)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes

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World's Tallest Buildings

Episode 1x06; May 29, 2019

Dubai's Burj Khalifa is over 2,700 feet high and the tallest building in the world, and as engineers race to top this record-setting height with cutting-edge tech, a new 3,200-foot-tall building in Saudi Arabia is poised to take the crown.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: World's Tallest BuildingsMay 29, 2019
1x05: Cities in the SkyMay 22, 2019
1x04: The New ColossusMay 15, 2019
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Also known as:
  • Building to the Sky