Go behind the scenes of the world's most stunning and awe-inspiring masterpieces of design and function with Modern MarvelsÂ®.
Often, their greatness seems beyond the realm of human possibility. Yet these architectural marvels were erected, and continue to stand as symbols of enterprise and ingenuity.
From ancient pyramids to the modern American skyscraper, Modern Marvels: Architectural Wonders circles the globe to profile the world's most phenomenal architectural gems. Vivid location footage and striking digital reenactments bring these mind-boggling engineering feats to life, while historians and architectural experts illuminate the construction, form, and function of each. Visit dozens of celebrated masterpieces?including the Great Wall of China and Mount Rushmore?and discover the thrilling histories that lurk behind the majestic facades.
All eight documentaries in this special Modern Marvels anthology reveal the remarkable vision and drive that fuel humanity's most spectacular structures:
Â· The Egyptian Pyramids
Â· The Eiffel Tower
Â· The Empire State Building
Â· The Golden Gate Bridge
Â· The Great Wall Of China
Â· The Hoover Dam
Â· Mount Rushmore
Â· The St. Louis Arch