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Danny Forster continues his travels around the world in Build it Bigger, with a glance at some of the biggest construction projects today. Danny visits New York City, where the largest public works project in the country is happening, a $15 billion expansion of the NYC transit system. Danny also checks out London where one of the most advanced swimming facilities ever built is being constructed for the 2012 Olympics.

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Danny Forster continues his travels around the world in Build it Bigger, with a glance at some of the biggest construction projects today. Danny visits New York City, where the largest public works project in the country is happening, a $15 billion expansion of the NYC transit system. Danny also checks out London where one of the most advanced swimming facilities ever built is being constructed for the 2012 Olympics.

    • EPISODE 1

    Rebuilding New York City's Subway

    Danny takes us to New York City, where the largest public works project in the country is happening: a $15 billion expansion of the NYC transit system. He heads 150 feet underground to find out what can be done without shutting down the city above.

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    • 43 Minutes

    Danny takes us to New York City, where the largest public works project in the country is happening: a $15 billion expansion of the NYC transit system. He heads 150 feet underground to find out what can be done without shutting down the city above.

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Drought-Proofing Australia

    Australia is running out of water. For 12 years drought has bleached farmland and prompted cities to ban certain water usage. Faced with the possibility the drought may never end, Melbourne is turning to the island's only unlimited water source: the ocean

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    • 43 Minutes

    Australia is running out of water. For 12 years drought has bleached farmland and prompted cities to ban certain water usage. Faced with the possibility the drought may never end, Melbourne is turning to the island's only unlimited water source: the ocean

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Azerbaijan's Amazing Transformation

    After decades of Soviet occupation, Azerbaijan is reinventing itself. With a $6 billion a year renovation and 500 new developments, Danny Forster goes behind the scenes of Baku's construction projects: the Flame Towers and Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center.

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    • 43 Minutes

    After decades of Soviet occupation, Azerbaijan is reinventing itself. With a $6 billion a year renovation and 500 new developments, Danny Forster goes behind the scenes of Baku's construction projects: the Flame Towers and Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center.

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    London's Olympic Aquatic Stadium

    The London Aquatics Centre will host 44 swimming & diving events during the 2012 Olympics and live on as a new addition to the London landscape. Danny Forster goes with crews as they construct one of the most advanced swimming facilities ever built.

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    • 43 Minutes

    The London Aquatics Centre will host 44 swimming & diving events during the 2012 Olympics and live on as a new addition to the London landscape. Danny Forster goes with crews as they construct one of the most advanced swimming facilities ever built.

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Constructing Serbia's Longest Bridge

    Danny Forster joins crews as they construct Serbia's newest national icon. The Sava River Bridge in Belgrade will be the world's largest single pylon cable stayed bridge and improve a critical freight corridor connecting central Europe to the East.

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    • 43 Minutes

    Danny Forster joins crews as they construct Serbia's newest national icon. The Sava River Bridge in Belgrade will be the world's largest single pylon cable stayed bridge and improve a critical freight corridor connecting central Europe to the East.

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Amsterdam's Futuristic Floating City

    The Netherlands is running out of land. Nearly 1/4 of their land and 60% of their population lies beneath sea level. Rather than fight back the sea, engineers are radically making it an ally, using it to create real estate where none exists.

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    • 43 Minutes

    The Netherlands is running out of land. Nearly 1/4 of their land and 60% of their population lies beneath sea level. Rather than fight back the sea, engineers are radically making it an ally, using it to create real estate where none exists.

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Building Mumbai's Modern Airport

    Danny Forster joins crews as they attempt to overhaul Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai without canceling a single flight. If they succeed, the new airport will revolutionize airport design and change the face of India forever.

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    • 43 Minutes

    Danny Forster joins crews as they attempt to overhaul Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai without canceling a single flight. If they succeed, the new airport will revolutionize airport design and change the face of India forever.

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    • 43 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Turkey's Mammoth Hydropowdered Deriner Dam

    In Turkey Danny joins crews as they build the Deriner Dam, one of the tallest and strongest dams ever constructed, designed to hold back 500 billion gallons of water. When complete it will create enough energy to power the city of Istanbul forever.

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    • 43 Minutes

    In Turkey Danny joins crews as they build the Deriner Dam, one of the tallest and strongest dams ever constructed, designed to hold back 500 billion gallons of water. When complete it will create enough energy to power the city of Istanbul forever.

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    • 43 Minutes
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