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Engineering the Impossible

Synopsis
An exploration of the feasibility of several extraordinary engineering projects, such as a Europe to Africa bridge, a 170-storey skyscraper and floating ocean cities. The programme uses computer graphics to illustrate these projects, then talks to engineers and designers about the possibility of carrying them out. DVD extras include ANIMATING THE FUTURE, OVERCOMING THE IMPOSSIBLE and Digital Drawing Board
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2004
Year of production
2002
Notes
Broadcast on the Discovery Channel on 9/6/2002
Subjects
Engineering
Keywords
civil engineering; computer graphics; engineering design

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£19.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
107 minutes
Year
2006

Production Company

Name

Discovery Channel

Phone
020 7462 3600
Fax
020 7462 3700
Address
160 Great Portland Street
London W1N 5TV

Distributor

Name

Lace International

Email
andy@lacegroup.com
Web
http://www.lacegroup.com External site opens in new window
Phone
01273 202220
Fax
01273 426897
Address
Lace House
39-40 The Old Steine
Brighton
BN1 1NH
 

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