Season 13, Episode 39 Building in the Name of God
First Aired: September 18, 2006
The history of five religious structures is recalled, examining their construction challenges and technical innovations. Included: the Hagia Sofia in Istanbul; Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris; St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome; the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona; and the Crystal Cathedral in Los Angeles.
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- Premiered: January 1, 1995
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Architectural and engineering landmarks of the 19th and 20th centuries. The programs previously aired on A&E's `Time Machine' series. Among the subjects: the Brooklyn Bridge, the Maginot Line, the Erie Canal, the Aswan Dam and the Trans-Siberian Railroad. (more)