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Building Big


Building Big: Tunnels - dub of final master (textless)

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Building Big
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Think big! Engineers have been doing just that for thousands of years, as renowned author-illustrator David Macaulay proves in this five-part miniseries on spectacular structures. The programs cover bridges, domes, skyscrapers, dams, and tunnels -- past and present. Along the way, Macaulay highlights the engineering principles and human stories behind some of the most remarkable achievements in the history of building. Series release date: 2000

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Chicago: “Building Big,” 06/22/2000, GBH Archives, accessed January 29, 2022,
MLA: “Building Big.” 06/22/2000. GBH Archives. Web. January 29, 2022. <>.
APA: Building Big. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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