Science Technology - Skyscraper Reaching New Heights
Architects and construction engineers are building taller, larger and smarter by inventing new materials that are lightweight, robust and sturdy. The 21st century skyscraper is being tailored to the demands of location-specific environments and ecosystems and to anticipate extreme weather. This program centers on the construction of the Burj Dubai - the tallest man-made structure in the world. The 162 floors of the Burj Dubai soar to 818 meters.