Archinect - News 2014-04-24T06:45:44-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/66697365/the-science-channel-peels-a-city-apart-to-show-how-structures-survive-disasters The Science Channel Peels a City Apart to Show How Structures Survive Disasters Archinect 2013-02-01T11:53:00-05:00 >2013-02-04T20:11:50-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c9/c9680b0f6dd387190fe82072387c4cbf.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Science Channel&rsquo;s upcoming series, Strip the City, uses oversized CGI effects to take a very deep look into the engineering behind some of the most iconic municipalities and the potentially disastrous natural elements they must overcome. Working with architects, engineers and historians, the producers have unearthed the specific elements that help San Francisco&rsquo;s bridge survive tremors and Dubai&rsquo;s towering skyscrapers stand firm in soft, unstable desert sands.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/49195128/build-it-bigger-host-danny-forster-takes-middle-school-students-around-the-world Build It Bigger host Danny Forster takes middle school students around the world Archinect 2012-05-23T13:42:00-04:00 >2012-05-23T14:14:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2e/2ed647c59adce98caa7d9335f76641ca.jpg" width="460" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Most Chippewa Middle School students haven&rsquo;t been to Hong Kong or South Africa, but on Tuesday they took a tour of those places and others parts of the world under the wings of architecture buff Danny Forster, who hosts Build It Bigger on the SCIENCE channel.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Back in 2006, <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/39749/danny-forster-extreme-host" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect interviewed</a> Danny as the host of <em>Extreme Engineering</em> while he was still working on his MArch at Harvard's GSD.</p>