Sunday, September 26, 2010

Megastructures season 1 by National Geographic


video topic: Architecture, Design, industry
entry type:documentary series
entry no:

video title: Megastructures season 1: 

                 U.S.S. Ronald Reagan, Autobahn, Channel Tunnel, Sears Tower, 
                 Kansai International Airport, Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, 
                 Itaipu Dam, Petronas Towers, Super Casino
architect featured: mixed
series host: National Geographic, Five, France 5
video series: Megastructures
Presenter: Jonathan Hart, Tom Goodman-Hill, Greg Stebner, Marlon Singleton
Producer: Hoff Productions(National Geographic)

courtesy: http://www.arab-school.com/vb/showthread.php?p=14151

http://www.docs4you.org/forum/index.php?showtopic=31718&hl=megastructures
http://avaxhome.ws/video/Format/documentary/national_geographic_megastructures_huge_collection_48_episodes.html
http://www.filez.st/file.php?id=MTE4OTY3


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Megastructures

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Season 1:

 
#TitledescriptionAirdate
01U.S.S. Ronald ReaganNimitz class Supercarrier2004-09-15
02AutobahnGerman Autobahnen2004-09-19
03Channel TunnelUndersea Tunnel between Coquelles, France and Folkestone, UK2004-09-22
04Sears Tower(Willis Tower)
2004-09-29
05Kansai International AirportJapanese Osaka Island Airport2004-10-13
06Akashi Kaikyo BridgeWorld’s Longest Suspension Bridge in Japan 2004-10-20
07Itaipu DamDam on the Paraná River, border between Brazil and Paraguay2004-10-27
08Petronas TowersTwin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2004-11-10
  09 Inside a Super CasinoBorgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City, New Jersey 2004-12-01


U.S.S. Ronald Reagan
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The USS Ronald Reagan is a 4.5 billion dollars Nimitz-class supercarrier. Powered by 2 nuclear reactors, the 1100ft. long vessel is equipped with all the necessary facilities to house 6000 personnel and over 80 aircraft. Viewers are given an exclusive look at how the crew of these ‘floating naval base’ is put through a series of test in order to obtain their flight deck certification. Take a glimpse at the various facilities on the ship that keep the 6000 strong crew fed, rested, and entertained.

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Autobahn
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What began as a racing track, and thanks to Adolf Hitler’s World War II propaganda efforts, the track grew into a sophisticated high-speed road system, linking to almost all the major cities in Germany. The Autobahn boasts of having super thick road beds, 4% or less grades, wide lanes, and build on layers of technology. The Autobahn allows vehicles to travel at speeds exceeding 160km/h for roughly 2/3 of its roads. The episode profiles the operations of the highway cops, and their reliance on technology in training, monitoring of roads and various methods of arrest. It also looks at the ADAC, an automobile club, which provides on the spot road assistance. Nicknamed ‘The Yellow Angels’, they also provide air medical rescue. The system of maintenance of the Autobahn is also examined. All this infrastructure makes this mega structure into one of the world’s most safest super highway.

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Channel Tunnel
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It's the most expensive railway tunnel ever built—a product of endless surveying, giant boring machines, and a massive gamble. The Channel Tunnel connecting England and France is now a huge success, but there was a time when it was the tunnel nobody wanted.

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Sears Tower(Willis Tower)
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For 20 years, the Sears Tower held the record for the world’s tallest building. Completed in 1973, the 110 stories high building is almost half a kilometer tall. And it still holds the record for having the world’s highest antenna. John Zils, structural engineer and designer of this mega-structure shares some of the secrets about the tower. And get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the various systems and controls that are vital to the building, like security monitoring, the elevators, and the water and power distribution to the various levels, and even the machines that cleans the windows.

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Kansai International Airport
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Located 5 km off the coast of Osaka, Japan, is the Kansai International Airport. The airport is built entirely on a man-made island, 4 km long and 1 km wide. The only link between the island and Osaka is by the world’s longest 2-tiered bridge. Although the airport is built to withstand earthquakes and typhoons, the artificial island itself is sinking faster than anticipated. The episode looks at the various measures that are taken to keep the airport ‘afloat’, and the various facilities and services available to keep the airport running.

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Akashi Kaikyo Bridge
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The Akashi Kaikyo bridge spans the 2.5-mile stretch of the Akashi Straits, one of the busiest shipping channels in Japan. It was completed in 1998 and is the world’s longest suspension bridge.

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Itaipu Dam
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In the Paraná River of South America, lies the Itaipú Dam. Costing 20 billion dollars, the Itaipú Dam is the world's largest and most powerful hydroelectric power plant. It is a representation of the efforts and accomplishment of two countries, Brazil and Paraguay. The episode examines the efforts undertaken and the sacrifices made to construct the dam, including how the largest diversion channel was constructed to divert water from the world’s 7th largest river away from the main construction site.

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Petronas Towers
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The 450-meter Petronas Towers, the tallest twin towers on the planet, pushed the outer limits of construction technology and stand as a symbol of Malaysian pride and modernity. But building the towers was a construction challenge like no other, and the six-year endeavor turned out to be a high-risk project with a hugely ambitious schedule.

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Inside a Super Casino
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not available, if any one find any link to this episode of Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa please inform us. however there is another super casino from china is available which was also aired as megastructure: china worlds biggest casino.  For other Megastructure China episodes click [HERE]

World's Largest Casino follows the construction of the world's biggest casino and its second biggest building. It's being sited in Macau, in Southern China, which is being groomed to be Asia's capital of gambling. The Venetian is to be built by the Sands Corporation of Las Vegas, and is to feature a giant hotel with 3000 suites, a 15,000 seat arena, a theatre, event halls, 350 shops along indoor canals hundreds of metres long, an outdoor lagoon for gondola rides, and above all, a huge casino floor the size of eight football pitches. We follow the reclamation of land between two islands for this project, and watch it fly up in record time due to special working methods being devised – from on-site factories, to having prefabricated parts trucked in from China. We see how the ambitious designs are brought to reality, despite the pressures and an environment that's very different from America, both in terms of climate and culture. We go in-depth into the amazing concern for detail in the outfitting and decoration which will turn a giant concrete conglomeration of structures into a place designed to entice people to stay as long as possible. Andwe meet the people responsible for putting the project together, and see how they co-operate to get the resort open on time. But will the public come to visit this US$2.4bn megastructure? There's no guarantee.

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4 comments:

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Anonymous said...

The links you posted in the comment are to the largest casino in Macau. It's not for the Borgata.

simulacra said...

thanks for sending the hotfile links. but i am afraid that it may not be the links for the Borgata Casino. i found the same links in another source where though it was under the title of Borgata, but had a picture of the same Macau casino. there are other links too in the source which might be the mirror for the hotfile links. here are the links:

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again, this is not the links for Bogarta, but for the Macau Casino.

thanks again who has participated. i assume you like my blog and it will help you.

vinoth kumar said...

i want all episodes how to download it

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