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Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections 2

Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections 2 is a six-part documentary series presented by Richard Hammond, looking at the engineering connections behind the world's most advanced structures. The structures dealt with in this series include: the Wembley Stadium, the new high-tech home of English football; the Sydney Opera House, one of the most instantly recognisable buildings in the world; the mighty aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious; the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, one of the most breathtaking structures in the modern world; the Millau Viaduct in France, the tallest road bridge in the world; and Hong Kong's Ocean Airport.

Episode 1 - Wembley Stadium
This episode examines the engineering connections behind the Wembley stadium, the new high-tech home of English football.

Episode 2 - Sydney Opera House
This episode explores the engineering connections behind the Sydney Opera House, one of the most instantly recognisable buildings in the world.

Episode 3 - HMS Illustrious
This episode looks at the engineering connections behind the mighty aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious.

Episode 4 - Guggenheim Bilbao
This episode examines which engineering connections made possible the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, one of the most breathtaking structures in the modern world.

Episode 5 - Millau Sky Bridge
This episode uncovers the engineering connections behind the Millau Viaduct in France, the tallest road bridge in the world.

Episode 6 - Hong Kong International Airport
This episode reveals the startling engineering connections behind Hong Kong's Ocean Airport, one of the busiest and biggest international passenger airport in the world.


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