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Extreme Constructions

The Suez Canal. The Paris Metro. Strasbourg Cathedral. These masterpieces of constructions redefined what was possible at the time, using the latest technologies and developments. In this five part series, we reveal how five great monuments were designed and constructed.

The Paris Metro

The Meraviglia Cruise Ship

The Suez Canal

Thunder Boat

The Secrets of Strasbourg Cathedral

PRODUCTION INFO

  • Year: 2017 - 2020
  • Duration: 5 x 52 mins
  • Production: Eclectic Presse
  • Director: Jean-François Méplon, Johanna Gauterie, Richard Poisson, Alex Gary, Lionel Langlade
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France

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