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If We Built It Today: Statue of Liberty Secrets (S3EP3 Science Wed 27 Oct 2021)



Statue of Liberty Secrets: The Statue of Liberty is an artistic wonder of construction and the most famous symbol of freedom in the world; now, experts use cutting-edge engineering to reimage what America’s greatest icon would look like rebuilt to record-breaking new heights.

Airdate: Wed 27 Oct 2021 at 21:00 on Science

Season 3 Episode 3

The Great Pyramid of Giza, the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, the Notre Dame Cathedral. What would it take to build these remarkable super structures today? How long would it take? How much would it cost? How many workers would we need? In our modern era of glass and steel, could we even pull it off? If We Built It Today talks to architects, historians, engineers, and builders to find out if we could use modern day innovations to recreate these iconic masterpieces, or if fundamental techniques have been lost to time.