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The entertainment capital of the world has been rocked by some of America's most devastating earthquakes. Despite that, downtown LA is packed with skyscrapers. Using CGI to strip it, layer by layer, we explore the infrastructure that keeps them standing.
Machu Picchu, the crown jewel of the sprawling Incan empire, is constant threatened by earthquakes, landslides, and torrential rain. Using CGI to strip it, layer by layer, we explore the infrastructure that keeps it from tumbling down the Andes mountans.
Paris was built on top of ancient limestone quarries and the city's modernization has taken its toll; the streets are collapsing. Using CGI to strip it, layer by layer, we explore the infrastructure that keeps it from crumbling under its own weight.
Sitting on a hurricane highway, and surrounded on every side by water, New Orleans is directly exposed. Using CGI to strip it of its steel and concrete, we explore the infrastructure that keeps New Orleans safe from 30ft waves and tropical cyclones.
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- Premiered: January 29, 2014
- Rating: None
- Premise: The infrastructures of modern and ancient cities are examined in this series.