A modernistic approach to design at London Zoo
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Dan Cruickshank showcases the Grade 1 listed London Zoo penguin pool and gorilla home.
Designing a safe roller coaster
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The important issues to be considered when designing a roller coaster.
Designing for climate change and rising sea levels
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Climate change affects us all, how do designers tackle the problem of rising water levels?
Digging the world's longest tunnel
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Engineers explain how they excavated the Gotthard Base Tunnel.
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The effects of earthquakes on buildings which are built on sandy soil.
Engineering a Formula 1 racing car
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Formula 1 team’s must redesign their cars every season to meet the latest regulations.
Expanding the Panama Canal
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A look at the Panama Canal as it undergoes an extensive expansion plan.
High-speed rail travel
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A look at the future of rail travel in the UK.
How do satellites survive in space?
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How satellites in space have to endure very hostile conditions.
How does a hover lawnmower work?
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An engineer shows us the key components of a hover lawnmower and explains how it works.