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[size=4]Man Made Marvels: Taipei 101 (2006)[/size]
Taipei 101 is the world's tallest sky scraper. It's 508 metres of the most high-tech engineering and construction on the planet, mixing ancient values with cutting-edge technology and taking the heart of Taiwan into the future. Designing and building the world's tallest sky scraper was no easy task because here in Taipei, two of the most powerful forces of nature - earthquakes and typhoons - combine to make going super tall a super challenge. Using world-leading engineering and construction techniques, Taipei 101 not so much conquers nature but outsmarts it. The result is a man made marvel: a unique mega-structure of unprecedented size, shape, and technology, built to withstand the very worst that nature can dish out. And it's not just as a super structure where Taipei 101 pushes the boundaries. Taipei 101 is a benchmark of technological brilliance and innovation, a record-breaking megastructure that defies nature and puts the small island of Taiwan firmly amongst the giants of global industry.
Produced by Andrew Waterworth
Narrated by David Kersten
Directed by Mathew Tomaszewski
Music by Don Richmond
Edited by Tamara Finau-Moir
48 minutes, English
Taipei 101 presently claims the official records for:
* Ground to highest architectural structure (spire): 509.2 metres (1,670.60 ft). Previously held by the Petronas Towers 452 metres (1,483 ft).
* Ground to roof: 449.2 metres (1,473.75 ft). Formerly held by the Sears Tower 442 metres (1,450 ft).
* Ground to highest occupied floor: 439.2 metres (1,440.94 ft). Formerly held by the Sears Tower 412 metres (1,352 ft).
Video Codec: DivX
Video Bitrate: 1769 Kbps
Video Resolution: 704x400
Video Aspect Ratio: 1.76 / ~16:9
Video Framerate: 29.97
Quality Factor: 0.21 b/px
Audio: English (subs included separately)
Audio Codec: Dolby AC3
Audio Bitrate: 384 kb/s @ 48KHz
Audio Channels: 2
Runtime per Part: 48 minutes
Number of Parts: 1
Part Size: 746 MB (1/6 DVDR)
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