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Engineering Ground Zero [electronic resource]

Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, NOVA presents an epic story of engineering, innovation, and the perseverance of the human spirit. With extraordinary access granted by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Engineering Ground Zero follows the five-year construction of One World Trade Center (1 WTC) and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.
Release Date
2011
Run Time
60 min.
Language
English
Rating
10 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 08, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
  • Introduction: Engineering Ground Zero (2:10)
  • Sponsors: NOVA (0:48)
  • Rebuilding the Heart of New York (2:55)
  • Design of Memorial Plaza (2:32)
  • Lessons from the Twin Towers (3:07)
  • Engineering the Concrete Core (5:45)
  • Meeting the 9/11 Memorial Deadline (5:34)
  • Two Memorial Pools (5:24)
  • 1WTC Designed for Safety and Beauty (3:03)
  • Engineering Super Strong Glass (4:53)
  • Innovative Design of 1WTC (1:50)
  • Engineering Steel for the Tower (2:26)
  • Glass Walls for the Tower (2:26)
  • Emotional Importance of the 9/11 Memorial (3:47)
  • Memorial Plaza Forest (3:59)
  • Changing the Meaning of Ground Zero (1:45)
  • Credits: Engineering Ground Zero (1:49)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2011.
Publisher no.
56034 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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