Strip the City

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TV Schedule

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Saturday May 3

6:00 AM

60 min.

Venice

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Venice is sinking while sea levels are rising, a recipe for disaster. Using CGI animation to strip it of its steel and concrete, layer by layer, we explore the infrastructure that keeps Venice afloat through frequent floods and erosive salt water.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Tokyo

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Tokyo, home to over 35 million people, is rocked by 1500 tremors a year, and has a volcano looming over it that is overdue to erupt. Using CGI to strip it of its layers, we explore the infrastructure that keeps Tokyo ready.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

New Orleans

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Sitting on a hurricane highway, and surrounded on every side by water, New Orleans is directly exposed. Using CGI to strip it of its steel and concrete, we explore the infrastructure that keeps New Orleans safe from 30ft waves and tropical cyclones.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Paris

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Paris was built on top of ancient limestone quarries and the city’s modernization has taken its toll; the streets are collapsing. Using CGI to strip it, layer by layer, we explore the infrastructure that keeps it from crumbling under its own weight.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Machu Picchu

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Machu Picchu, the crown jewel of the sprawling Incan empire, is constant threatened by earthquakes, landslides, and torrential rain. Using CGI to strip it, layer by layer, we explore the infrastructure that keeps it from tumbling down the Andes mountans.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Los Angeles

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The entertainment capital of the world has been rocked by some of America's most devastating earthquakes. Despite that, downtown LA is packed with skyscrapers. Using CGI to strip it, layer by layer, we explore the infrastructure that keeps them standing.
 

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