Recent violent attacks at high profile buildings have cast a shadow of uneasiness at skyscrapers around the world. However, the developers of the skyscraper at the Shanghai Financial Center, have tested and incorporated the most elaborate and technologically advanced security system into their project. The American architects and Japanese developers have designed and tested a series of security systems that may surpass any present day methods. Testing and examples of these innovative security systems are featured in this special two-part episode.
Skyscrapers: The Vertical Masterpiece won A Gold Medal in the 1999 New York Festivals Television Programming and Promotion Awards in the Science and Technology Category.
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