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  • Tailfin show

    Tailfin

    The wind turbine is almost complete. The final stage is to weld the tailfin to the generator. The tailfin will keep the...

    (05:00)
  • Jem Races Ahead show

    Jem Races Ahead

    While Dick waits anxiously for an answer, Jem has raced ahead and started work on his generator. But how exactly will it...

    (03:59)
  • No Room for Error show

    No Room for Error

    First off, the wind turbine blades. With each of them needing to be just over a meter long, equally balanced, perfectly...

    (03:00)
  • Reconnaissance Mission show

    Reconnaissance Mission

    Having agreed that wind and water are the most promising elements in this inhospitable landscape, it’s time for a...

    (02:47)
  • Radical Project show

    Radical Project

    Here in Ennerdale, there’s a radical project underway to rip out the rows of regimented pines and restore this valley to its...

    (03:00)
  • Solar Paella show

    Solar Paella

    Dick and Jem take on their most ambitious challenge yet. They plan to harness the power of our planet’s biggest natural...

    (01:53)
  • Final Day show

    Final Day

    It’s the final day at the finca. And the Planet Mechanics have one last chance to draw water from Jesus’s well.

    (02:45)
  • Low Tech Pump show

    Low Tech Pump

    Like the rest of the windmill, the pump is unashamedly low tech but remarkably effective.

    (02:48)
  • High Spinning Windmill show

    High Spinning Windmill

    Dick’s also got a mechanical mountain to climb. He’s got a few short days to manufacture a high spinning windmill.

    (02:50)
  • Diesel Pump show

    Diesel Pump

    Antonio draws drinking water using an antiquated fume belching diesel pump. It’s not exactly environmentally friendly and...

    (02:55)
  • Sunseekers show

    Sunseekers

    Our eco-engineers are seeking out sunshine and they’ve certainly arrived in the right place – Andalucia, the most...

    (02:55)
  • Dubai's Dream Palace show

    Dubai's Dream Palace

    With its oil reserves dwindling, Dubai switches its sights to tourism, building the Burj al Arab, a 60-storey hotel in the...

    (00:38)
  • Abu Dhabi's Iconic Towers show

    Abu Dhabi's Iconic Towers

    See the audacious constructions of Abu Dhabi.

    (00:31)
  • Dubai's 5-Star Racecourse show

    Dubai's 5-Star Racecourse

    Dubai's 5-Star Racecourse promo, part of the Megastructures series on National Geographic Channel.

    (00:31)
  • Problem Solving show

    Problem Solving

    Building the highway underwater requires extreme precision.

    (02:57)
  • Spacesport Runway show

    Spacesport Runway

    In the desert conditions are ideal for flying, not constructing a runway.

    (03:00)
  • Spaceport Firehouse show

    Spaceport Firehouse

    Water for plumbing and safety is needed for the spaceport.

    (03:00)
  • Hanger Rooftop show

    Hanger Rooftop

    The unique design of the hanger rooftop creates a difficult challenge for builders.

    (03:02)
  • Building Issues show

    Building Issues

    Engineers transform an unloved area of London into an Olympic site.

    (03:01)
  • High Wire Act show

    High Wire Act

    During construction, a team of specialists install and operate some of the world's largest cranes.

    (02:34)