節目介紹 Introduction

《精工帝國》聚焦探討各方文明的偉大建築成就,本部影集推出多集不同內容:希臘、亞歷山大時期、阿茲堤克古文明,以及馬雅文化、中國、俄羅斯、迦太基、波斯、拜占庭帝國和大英帝國,亦深究被譽為「建築師世紀」的文藝復興時期,及拿破崙稱帝時期的法國。每集特別節目的形式結構相仿,以文明的工程成就為鏡,觀察人文社會的歷史與文化。

ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE, focusing on the architectural triumphs of other great civilizations. The series launches with episodes GREECE, GREECE: AGE OF ALEXANDER, THE AZTECS and episodes on the Mayans, Chinese, Russians, Carthaginians, Persians, and Byzantines as well as on Great Britain, the Renaissance: Age of Architects and Napoleon's Empire. Similar in format and structure to the special, each of the programs will use the society's engineering accomplishments as a prism through which to view its history and culture.