Episodes

Super Bridge

Unlocking the engineering secrets of Montreal’s mighty New Samuel de Champlain bridge

Mega Cruise Ship

The engineering secrets of MSC Bellissima

Mega Plane

One of the biggest cargo aircraft in the world

Super Train

This episode explores under the hood of Europe’s fastest passenger train

Mega Wheel

North America’s tallest big wheel above Sin City

Super Rollercoaster

Revealing the technologies that make Valkyria the ultimate super rollercoaster

The Series

Building the Ultimate reveals the engineering secrets built into six modern wonders – from Europe’s fastest passenger train and largest luxury cruise ship, to North America’s toughest bridge and the world’s mightiest heavy-lift aircraft.

Immersive actuality and CGI animations combine to reveal the jaw-dropping scale, mega-machinery and historical innovations behind each ULTIMATE build. 

Each machine or structure has a profound impact on our lives – changing the way we work, live or travel – and offers a glimpse into the future of engineering.

Building the Ultimate reveals the secrets behind the science and technology that allow engineers to build bigger, faster and better.

Credits
Series Producer
Executive Producer
Line Producer
Production Manager
Graphics Producer
Production Coordinator
6 x 60' for Discovery Science, Welt N24 Germany, Banijay
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