Tallest Tower (1995)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Robbie Coltrane

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1995

  • Type

    Television

Alternative titles

  • Tall Tower Alternative

Synopsis

A programme in a six-part series exploring the limits of human achievement in the field of engineering. Examines the Millenium Tower project, a collaboration between Japanese civil engineer Dr Keizo Shimizu and British architect Sir Norman Foster, which involves the design of a skyscraper tower block nearly one kilometre tall. Includes archive clips of workers on the Empire State Building and studies of the effects of earthquakes on buildings, including footage of the damage suffered at Kobe in Japan in January 1995.

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