General Interest: KINGS OF CONSTRUCTION: DUBAI SKI RESORT - GRD2530
KINGS OF CONSTRUCTION: DUBAI SKI RESORT - GRD2530
Kings Of Construction tells the dramatic story of some of the world’s most demanding building projects. These pioneering dreams require ambitious designs, vast amounts of money and nerves of steel as engineers, builders and architects attempt to deliver on time and to budget.
How do you build the world’s biggest artificial ski slope in record time and in unbearable heat? Ski Dubai is a massive engineering project demanding solutions to unpredictable problems. Rising from the sea of sand that surrounds Arabia’s most vibrant is the first indoor slope with a black ski run, providing the complete alpine experience. But the pressure of lifting a 3,000 ton section of ski slope over 60 metres into the air brings engineers to near breaking point.