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Building Bridges: Introduction (01:29)


Infrastructure dictates function and organization, and provides a framework for society operations. This video will examine large-scale infrastructure projects.

Hanoi, Vietnam (04:07)

Causeways and bridges are an integral part of societal movement. The Nhat Tan Bridge reduces travel time from the airport to the city center. A second terminal accommodates tourism and positively impacts the Vietnamese economy.

Bangkok, Thailand (04:18)

Home to 9 million residents, Bangkok is one of the most congested cities in the world. The city is expanding the mass transit system and Bang Sue Grand Station will be the regional hub. The Purple Line is the newest addition to the railway network.

Hyderabad, India (04:09)

Household incomes are rising and more people are connecting to the electrical grid. Solar and wind energy are an integral part of increasing India's power infrastructure. A solar farm in Mehbubnagar has a 120 megawatt capacity.

Indonesian Archipelago (04:11)

Indonesia has about 40% of the world's potential geothermal resources, but is heavily reliant on fossil fuels. The Sarulla geothermal power is expected to have a 330 megawatt capacity and reduce CO2 emissions by 1.3 million tons per year.

Nairobi, Kenya (04:33)

Traffic congestion results in the loss of $1 billion every year. Japan partners with Kenya to improve roads while reducing pollution and accidents. Improving the urban traffic network will benefit Nairobi's economy.

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Building Bridges

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Countries from Vietnam to Kenya hope to pave the way for successful industrialization by building bridges with Japan.

Length: 23 minutes

Item#: BVL183725

ISBN: 978-1-64481-859-6

Copyright date: ©2017

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