Impossible Builds

Learn about the creation of some of the world's most ambitious and technologically advanced buildings. From subaquatic homes to futuristic towers and pencil thin skyscrapers, see how these previously impossible structures are taking shape.


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Impossible Builds By Episode

  • The Scorpion Tower (#101)

    Follow the construction of one of the most complex skyscrapers ever to make it off the drawing board.

  • Europe in the Desert (#102)

    Can six sand islands, poking out of the Persian Gulf near Dubai, be transformed into the most luxurious holiday destination on earth? One man believes they can and he's risking tens of millions of dollars to prove it.

  • The Floating House (#103)

    Follow the build to make living beneath the waves into a reality as a team in Dubai attempts to construct a floating house combining the best of land and marine design.

  • Ice World (#104)

    Over the top, ambitious and nature-defying -China's incredible Ice World will transform37 acres of sub-tropical quarry into a sub-zero ski resort.

  • Skinny Skyscraper (#105)

    In Manhattan, architects and engineers are redefining just how much land it takes to support a skyscraper.


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