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The Floating House (Episode #103)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 21, 2018 -- 10:00 PM

Follow the build to make living beneath the waves into a reality as a team in Dubai attempts to construct a floating house combining the best of land and marine design. Will they achieve the impossible?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 23, 2018 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 23, 2018 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 23, 2018 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 22, 2018 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 22, 2018 -- 4:00 AM

Europe in the Desert (Episode #102)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 -- 10:00 PM

Can six sand islands, poking out of the Persian Gulf near Dubai, be transformed into the most luxurious holiday destination on earth? One man believes they can and he's risking tens of millions of dollars to prove it.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 16, 2018 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 15, 2018 -- 4:00 AM

The Scorpion Tower (Episode #101)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 -- 10:00 PM

Follow the construction of one of the most complex skyscrapers ever to make it off the drawing board. Its design is so radical that construction experts have turned to a building material never before used in skyscrapers.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Feb 9, 2018 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 4:00 AM
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