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In pictures: Richard Hammond's new show 'Big' featues Dubai's Burj Khalifa

In the series Richard will have an access-all-areas pass into the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest building on the entire planet.

In pictures: Richard Hammond's new show 'Big' featues Dubai's Burj Khalifa

In BIG!, Award-winning British presenter Richard Hammond (R) explore the science behind the superstructures, with a series of incredible, immersive experiments, proving it’s the tiny that makes the truly massive possible.

In pictures: Richard Hammond's new show 'Big' featues Dubai's Burj Khalifa

The new, epic engineering series will go global in its mission to get hands-on with size and explore the world’s biggest structures and machines.

In pictures: Richard Hammond's new show 'Big' featues Dubai's Burj Khalifa

He discovers the incredible engineering that allows something so incredibly big to be built in the shifting sands of the desert, and how on earth the maintenance teams keep over 100,000 square metres of glass clean, by joining the fearless team of window cleaners who work year-round at terrifying heights.

In pictures: Richard Hammond's new show 'Big' featues Dubai's Burj Khalifa

BIG is being produced by Discovery in association with Chimp - a production company set up by Hammond himself.

In pictures: Richard Hammond's new show 'Big' featues Dubai's Burj Khalifa

His vertical mission also includes helping fix one of the many lifts inside some of the world’s longest elevator shafts and climbing to the very top of the biggest lightening conductor on earth.

In pictures: Richard Hammond's new show 'Big' featues Dubai's Burj Khalifa

In BIG!, Richard will also explore the science behind the superstructures, with a series of incredible, immersive experiments, proving it’s the tiny that makes the truly massive possible.

In pictures: Richard Hammond's new show 'Big' featues Dubai's Burj Khalifa

Richard will have an access-all-areas pass into Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest building on the entire planet.

In pictures: Richard Hammond's new show 'Big' featues Dubai's Burj Khalifa

Richard Hammond (L) in the Dubai desert while filming Discovery's new show BIG.