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Building Big
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Call Number: DVD 2010-75
Description: The series (five parts) introduces the courageous creators and builders and reveals the deadly disasters and personal triumphs behind these breathtaking structures.
Keywords: David Macaulay

Classically Georgian
Series Title: Residential Architecture
Call Number: DVD 2010-127
Description: Showcases examples of Georgian homes from three different centuries, offering a detailed tour of the grounds and interiors.
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Contemporary Rural
Series Title: Residential Architecture
Call Number: DVD 2010-130
Description: Explores homes in Seattle, Washington; Hudson, Quebec; and Toronto, Ontario.
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Contemporary Urban
Series Title: Residential Architecture
Call Number: DVD 2010-125
Description: Examines the role of residential architecture in today's cities within the constraints of design, consumer demands, limited space, and building codes. Features homes in London, Halifax, and Vancouver.
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Glass Houses
Series Title: Residential Architecture
Call Number: DVD 2010-128
Description: This video examines the Genicot House in Brussells and the Van Helm house in West Vancouver and the use of glass in each one. It includes an interview with designer Aurel ien Guilloy and one with architect Brian Hemmingway.
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Grain in the Stone
Series Title: Ascent of Man
Call Number: VCR 2004-217
Description: Focuses on the architectural expressions of man throughout history.
Keywords: Human History

Lost City: Beijing
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Call Number: DVD 2007-179
Description: Looks at the new plan of urban gentrification and preservation in Beijing today, after years of demolishing many of the city's courtyard homes to build office and apartment buildings.
Keywords: Beijing: Gentrification, Preservation

New Suburbia
Series Title: Residential Architecture
Call Number: DVD 2010-126
Description: This video examines the Prince Charles' project in Poundbury, England; the Seaside, Florida waterfront community; a unique housing subdivision in Markham, Ontario; and a bedroom community of Calgary, Alberta, all examples of neo-traditionalism.
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Prairie Style
Series Title: Residential Architecture
Call Number: DVD 2010-124
Description: Cameras tour Wright's 1904 Tomak House in Illinois, Dan White's house in Vancouver, and the Donald Fraser residence in Ontario. Architectural historian Hal Kalman and architects Barry Hobin and Dan White discuss the innovations and details of these ground-breaking homes.
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Recycling City Space
Series Title: Residential Architecture
Call Number: DVD 2010-129
Description: Features a loft in London, reclaimed space in Montreal, and a Vancouver industrial site that has been re-designed for living space.
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