From France's Gothic cathedrals to Malaysia's recording-breaking Petronas Towers, Skyscrapers introduces courageous creators, recounts little known history, and reveals supersized triumphs through film footage and dramatic recreations.
Travel to some of the world's most incredible skylines and discover the amazing stories of Skyscrapers-from France's Gothic cathedrals, to Chicago's record-setting Sears Tower, and get a futuristic look at the towers of tomorrow.
ContentsDVD-ROM features: Building big activity guide (PDF)
Building small : skyscrapers activity instructions (PDF)
A link to the Building big Web site, pbs.org/buildingbig.
Menara Berkembar Petronas (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.)
Skyscrapers -- Design and construction -- Popular works.
Skyscrapers -- History.
Tour Eiffel (Paris, France)
Documentary television programs.
Educational television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [South Burlington, Vt.?] :WGBH Boston Video,2004
|Other Titles|| Building big (Television program)
Building big with David Macaulay.
Klein, Larry (Producer)
Production Group, Inc.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.). Science Unit.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
WGBH Video (Firm)
Host, David Macaulay ; featured experts, Paul Goldberger, Cesar Pelli.
TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
At head of title: Building big with David Macaulay.
Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Building big.
Program content: c2000.
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital.
1 videodisc (65 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.