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  • Angkor Wat: How was it Built? 節目

    Angkor Wat: How was it Built?

    Angkor Wat was like no other medieval building in the world when it was built. But how did the Cambodians build such an...

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  • Hagia Sofia: Decoration 節目

    Hagia Sofia: Decoration

    Discover the intricate detail of mosaics, gold and marble that went into the lavish decoration of Hagia Sophia.

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  • Angkor Wat: City On Water 節目

    Angkor Wat: City On Water

    Explore Angkor Wat – one of the most impressive engineering projects ever undertaken, not just for its size, but because it...

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  • Hagia Sofia: Historical Updates 節目

    Hagia Sofia: Historical Updates

    Discover the architectural updates that have been made to Hagia Sophia over the centuries to support the building and the...

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  • Wren’s Best Building 節目

    Wren’s Best Building

    What was Sir Christopher Wren’s best building? Find out what building trumps St. Paul’s Cathedral as his major...

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  • Hagia Sofia: Dome Secrets 節目

    Hagia Sofia: Dome Secrets

    Explore the secrets in the building of the crowning glory of Hagia Sophia, a dome 56 metres high and 31 metres across. Find...

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  • Wren and St Paul’s Cathedral 節目

    Wren and St Paul’s Cathedral

    How does St. Paul’s Cathedral compare with other cathedrals around the world? Architect Alistair Lenczner from Foster &...

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  • Hagia Sofia: Ancient Heart 節目

    Hagia Sofia: Ancient Heart

    Istanbul, ancient Constantinople, home to the Byzantium Empire, has at its heart the Hagia Sophia. Uncover the startling...

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  • What Makes a Good Architect? 節目

    What Makes a Good Architect?

    Historian Michael McNay looks at what makes a great architect and explains why Durham Cathedral in England is his ancient...

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  • Machu Picchu 節目

    Machu Picchu

    600 years of torrential rains and landslides have done little to diminish the awesome sight of Machu Picchu. Find out how it...

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  • Building Through History 節目

    Building Through History

    Discover how the pyramids, Victorian railways and Wembley stadium are all connected. Confused? Alistair Lenczner from...

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  • Machu Picchu: Water Problems 節目

    Machu Picchu: Water Problems

    How did the residents of Machu Picchu get the water needed to survive in a hostile, mountainous, environment? Find out how...

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  • St. Paul's Cathedral 節目

    St. Paul's Cathedral

    When the Great Fire of 1666 destroyed St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, a Royal Commission turn to 35-year old astronomer,...

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  • Machu Picchu: Inca Architecture 節目

    Machu Picchu: Inca Architecture

    Beneath the temple of the sun at Machu Picchu lies a mysterious sub-structure, a stone giant that serves as the temple’s...

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  • St Pauls Cathedral: The Dome 節目

    St Pauls Cathedral: The Dome

    The most iconic element of St Paul’s is the mighty dome of St Paul’s, topped by a gold cross 111 metres above the ground....

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  • Duel In The Desert Top 2 Minutes 節目

    Duel In The Desert Top 2 Minutes

    The war on Saddam Hussein. A British attack helicopter is trapped in the gun-sights of an enemy tank. The hunter becomes the...

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  • Machu Picchu: Battling Gravity 節目

    Machu Picchu: Battling Gravity

    Perched high above a mountain ridge, Machu Picchu architects face a constant battle with gravity – discover how the...

    (03:00)
  • St Pauls Cathedral: Parliament 節目

    St Pauls Cathedral: Parliament

    Sir Christopher Wren made a colossal gamble in completing St. Paul’s Cathedral, putting in the equivalent of $6 million of...

    (03:00)
  • Machu Picchu: Mountain Building 節目

    Machu Picchu: Mountain Building

    Machu Picchu is a spectacular sight, but its location meant considerable hardship for builders. Heavy rainfall and earthquake...

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  • St Pauls Cathedral: The Great Model Design 節目

    St Pauls Cathedral: The Great Model Design

    The equivalent of half a million dollars in today’s money, Sir Christopher Wren’s ‘great model design’ of St. Paul’s...

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