Singapore Skypark Host Danny Forster takes us to Singapore, where the world's first ever Skypark is being built 650 feet in the air, on top of 3 soaring skyscrapers. Danny heads 55 stories up to help out on some of the heaviest construction lifts ever attempted.
Rio De Janeiro Power Grid Brazil is building one of the largest hydroelectric projects in the world, tunneling through 7 mountains and building 2 dams, all to create enough power to keep Rio de Janeiro from going dark during the upcoming Olympics and World Cup.
New Orleans Surge Barrier In an attempt to save the city from another disaster, New Orleans is building the world's strongest hurricane protection system, including the largest storm surge barrier ever built and radical hurricane resistant homes.
Kuwait Tower Kuwait is building the world's tallest twisting structure, the Al Hamra tower. Clad in over 2000 tons of limestone, and capped by a 17-story open restaurant with views of the Persian Gulf, this incredible building is the perfect desert skyscraper.
South African Gold Mine Already the deepest place on Earth, South Africa's Mponeng gold mine is setting new depth records daily, to reach a $10 billion reef. Nearly 3 miles down, workers brave 150-degree temperatures and frequent earthquakes, to save the country's economy.
Melbourne Stadium Melbourne, Australia is building one of the most innovative stadiums ever built. With its unprecedented geodesic roof and advanced cladding, it will be the ultimate fan experience, and an icon for a city known as the sporting capital of the world.
San Franscisco Bay Bridge The most expensive public works project ever in California, crews are racing to earthquake-proof the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge before the next Big One, with some of the world's heaviest lifts, and some of the largest shock absorbers on Earth.
Gotthard Base Tunnel The Swiss government is spending 18 billion dollars to create the Gotthard Base Tunnel - the longest tunnel in the world, getting people and goods through the Alps up to 3 times faster and ultimately changing European transit forever.