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Building Big: Complete 5 DVD Set (Bridges, Dams, Domes, Skyscrapers, & Tunnels)


Rated: NR, Ages 5 to 95

Availability: Out of stock


Director(s): David Macaulay

Language: English

Release Date: October 25, 2004

Running Time: 327 minutes

Number of Discs: 5



David Macaulay hosts Building Big, the five-part series that brings you the amazing truth behind the greatest man-made wonders of the world. From the top of the Golden Gate Bridge to inside the Hoover Dam, Building Big travels the world exploring Bridges, Tunnels, Dams, Skyscrapers and Domes in unforgettable, really big adventures. The series introduces the courageous creators and builders and reveals the deadly disasters and personal triumphs behind these breathtaking structures. Spectacular film footage, dramatic recreations and David's unique illustrations excite, explain and entertain in a big way. Includes hands-on building activities designed for kids.

-Includes Dams, Bridges, Skyscrapers, Tunnels, and Domes DVDs.

About David Macaulay:
David Macaulay is American illustrator and writer who graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) with a degree in architecture. His most famous books are nonfiction illustrated children's books about engineering and architecture. Macaulay's books have sold millions of copies and have been translated into multiple languages. He is the winner of multiple awards including the Caldecott Medal. His books include The Way Things Work, Pyramid, Castle, Underground, Building Big, and The Way We Work. Several of his books have been made into entertaining documentaries. Macaulay's books and videos should be on every child's bookshelf!

About PBS:
PBS (the Public Broadcasting Service) is a non-profit broadcaster which has 354 member television station which collectively own it. Founded in 1970, PBS distributes award winning, high content series like Frontline, NOVA, Sesame Street, among others. Many of their series can now be streamed for free from