Dan visits buildings created for pleasure, including the luxurious Taj hotel in India.
Dan examines buildings as the physical embodiments of dreams.
Dan Cruickshank examines buildings as gigantic statements of power.
Dan finds out why some communal buildings succeed where others fail.
Dan explores buildings shaped and threatened by disaster.
Dan travels to Turkey's Suleymaniye Mosque, a building that evokes the gates of paradise.
Exploring how different cultures have created architecture inspired by our mortality.
Dan Cruickshank explores how humanity has created beauty through architecture.