How Did They Build That? Arches & Opera Houses

  • 44m
  • HD
  • TV-G

How did Dutch engineers build a massive new horseshoe-shaped complex full of apartments on top of a swamp? How did the simple inspiration for a Chinese opera house lead to one of the most advanced buildings in the world? And how did a 180-year-old British structure find its place in the modern world? Meet the visionary designers and brilliant engineers behind the Rotterdam's Markthal, the Guangzhou Opera House, and the Great Court of the British Museum, and discover the behind-the-scenes stories of how they were built.