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Silk Road meanders through the green landscape of Kazakhstan

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#9 Constructing the New Silk Road

It has been called the construction project of our century. The New Silk Road, formally the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), will stretch over three continents and affect half of the world’s population. Just as the ancient Silk Road brought goods between East and West, new routes over land and by sea will once again transform the world we live in.

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Hauler in front of sea

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#8 Driving under the fjords

In Boknafjorden, Norway, something fascinating is taking shape under the surface. Hundreds of meters below sea level, the world’s deepest – and longest – subsea road tunnel is carved out. The spectacular build is the first step in a major re-construction of the Norwegian West coast.

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Pyramids in the background of Cairo

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#7 Egypt’s new wonder

The pyramids, the Sphinx and the Suez Canal – Egypt has the world’s most convincing cases of megaprojects. Now, a new marvel is added to the list – a brand new capital, the biggest purpose-built city in human history.

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Rebuilding embankments in Sundarbans

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#6 Saving invaluable land

In Sundarbans, India, 4.5 million people are living under the constant threat of rising sea levels. This is the story of how Volvo CE excavators are building embankments in a pioneer project designed to save both lives and land.

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Santa Cruz City

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#5 Latin America’s boom town

Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Bolivia is one of the world’s fastest growing cities. One thousand people move in every day. The extreme growth has called for extreme action – a whole new city is being built.

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Dubai Aerotropolis

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#4 Constructing an aerotropolis

In the fourth episode of our series “The Megaproject Listing” we fly to the Middle East. Dubai is taking a leap into the future by constructing the world´s biggest airport, and a whole new urban form around it – the aerotropolis.

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The Grand Paris

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#3 Paris New Revolution

More than one million vehicles are stuck on the beltway every morning and the metro is just as over populated. Now massive change has started under the Parisians feet.

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The city of Kiruna with the mine in the background

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#2 Moving a city to expand the mine

In the second episode of our series ’The Megaproject Listing’, we visit the northernmost city in Sweden, Kiruna. This arctic town is currently undergoing a gigantic urban relocation, moving central parts from one place to another. And it is all because of the mine.

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The I-4 Ultimate project

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#1 Reconstructing the I-4

In our series ‘The Megaproject Listing’ we follow the biggest, boldest and bravest constructions being built on earth and the people behind them. In the first episode, we look into the reconstruction of Florida’s Interstate 4 – recently named the deadliest highway in the United States.

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