World's Greatest Bridges

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World's Greatest Bridges: Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge
Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  January 24, 2018

Everything from its enormous size to its Art Deco styling and its unmistakable colour make San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge an icon of world design. Rob Bell explores the fascinating history of an edifice that people claimed was impossible to build, and those who created it anyway. Joseph Strauss was the arrogant showman promoting the project, while Charles Ellis and Leon Moisseiff were the mathematical geniuses behind the Golden Gate's cutting-edge design. Since its completion in 1937, it has received a staggering 10 million tourists every year.

Everything from its enormous size to its Art Deco styling and its unmistakable colour make San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge an icon of world design. Rob Bell explores the fascinating history of an edifice that people claimed was impossible to build, and those who created it anyway. Joseph Strauss was the arrogant showman promoting the project, while Charles Ellis and Leon Moisseiff were the mathematical geniuses behind the Golden Gate's cutting-edge design. Since its completion in 1937, it has received a staggering 10 million tourists every year.

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