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Top 10 Architecture

Season 1
2015ALL
This series includes comments and opinions from leading experts in engineering, architecture and history, as they discuss the development and the science behind some of the world’s best known structures.
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  1. 1. Bridges-City Icons
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    January 31, 2015
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    Each of the bridges included in this episode is in some way unique, and not just from the architectural point of view. Architectural, construction, and geographic variety were the most important criteria in the final selection into this top ten most amazing bridges in the world. It is no coincidence that bridges are the symbol of advancing progress not only in design, but also in technology.
  2. 2. Transport Megastructures-Engineering Wonders
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    February 27, 2015
    52min
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    This episode will focus on modern miracles in building industry and the superhuman abilities of modern technology from all around the world. The connecting topic of all these constructions will be transport – the designs of highway systems, canals, tunnels, railways connecting incredible distances and in incredibly inhospitable conditions.
  3. 3. Museums and Galleries-Architectural Treasures
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    March 9, 2015
    52min
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    Very popular destinations for tourists and art lovers, and also shrines protecting human heritage. Which of them immediately attract our attention because of their architecture, design and construction? Which museums and galleries belong to the technologically most progressive and at the same time most beautiful buildings?
  4. 4. Towers and Transmitters - Complex and Gracious
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    March 25, 2015
    52min
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    Television towers and transmitter stations are often iconic landmarks of metropolises. They are often also the tallest buildings in the city. Which ten television towers belong to the best in the world? Which are the tallest and how difficult was it to build these hundreds of meters tall giants without them posing a threat to the city?
  5. 5. Stadiums- Stunning Arenas
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    April 1, 2015
    53min
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    Sports stadiums are globally recognized as very attractive architectural treasures. Our top-ten makes it clear that the most fantastic stadiums are not only for soccer or baseball, but also for swimming or athletics. The architects of these gems knew that the design had to be unique and monumental. Not for nothing are stadiums compared to shrines and cathedrals.
  6. 6. Memorials and Monuments - Built In Honor
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    April 17, 2015
    52min
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    They commemorate events, great personalities, ideas, faith, hope. This was the reason why at many places there appeared monuments and statues, whose creators were inspired by an effort to lend an object or place uniqueness and immortality. Such works are often undisputed symbols of their city and extremely appealing tourist attractions.
  7. 7. City Squares - Amazing And Never Still
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    May 9, 2015
    52min
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    These spaces were created naturally throughout different cultural and historical periods and might represent the most changeable elements among works of architecture. City squares frequently undergo great changes.
  8. 8. Parks and Gardens - Paradise Created By Humans
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    May 24, 2015
    52min
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    These 10 parks and botanical gardens around the world show off the beauty of cultivated nature. Representing a fusion of the wild, untamed natural world and the architectural genius of humans, these parks are the closest to paradise that we can craft with our own hands.
  9. 9. Playful Design - Feast For The Eyes
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    June 1, 2015
    52min
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    All Around the world we find buildings that immediately catch our eye with their playfulness and creativity rather than with their monumentality. Their architects were not afraid to form visions while using humor and fantasy. They created timeless works that can compete not just in the realm of mere building industry, but they represent real art.
  10. 10. Theatres And Opera Houses - Unforgettable Experiences
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    August 1, 2015
    52min
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    Along with art museums, theatres and opera houses showcase the wealth and prestige of the cities in which they are located. Many of them can be toured without buying a ticket to a performance, though seeing a show at one of these lavish theaters is sure to be an unforgettable experience. From Sydney to Milan, these are the world’s most amazing theatres and opera houses.

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