Ambitious engineering projects that have been left in ruins.


These are some of the most spectacular examples of abandoned engineering the world has ever known. The series explores how and why they were built, consider the financial and social costs of their failure and examine the environmental and ecological impacts. The series also explores how experts came up with plans to make something beautiful or useful from the ruins.

Series Cast

  1. Tom Ward as Self - Narrator

    Tom Ward

    Self - Narrator

    117 Episodes

  2. Jim Meigs as Self

    Jim Meigs


    93 Episodes

  3. Rob Bell as Self

    Rob Bell


    92 Episodes

  4. Lynette Nusbacher as Self

    Lynette Nusbacher


    81 Episodes

  5. Sascha Auerbach as Self

    Sascha Auerbach


    77 Episodes

  6. Dominic Selwood as Self

    Dominic Selwood


    71 Episodes

  7. Geoff Wawro as Self

    Geoff Wawro


    57 Episodes

  8. Dougal Jerram as Self

    Dougal Jerram


    53 Episodes

  9. James Corum as Self

    James Corum


    41 Episodes

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Current Season

Season 12

2023 • 8 Episodes

Season 12 of Abandoned Engineering premiered on October 23, 2023.

Myth & Legend

(12x7, December 4, 2023)

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Status Returning Series


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Type Documentary

Original Language English


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