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The Architecture Collection includes the following titles:

A Is for Architecture - imageA Is for Architecture

A classic look at how architecture reflects the sentiments and values of the time.

National Film Board of Canada | 1959 | 29 minutes
Aboriginal Architecture - imageAboriginal Architecture

New structures in seven North American Native communities that reinterpret traditional forms for contemporary purposes.

Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 93 minutes | 7-12, College, Adult
Bauhaus Spirit - imageBauhaus Spirit

How do we want to live, where do we want to go? The film tells the fascinating story of the Bauhaus movement and explores its current significance as an artistic and social force.

Icarus Films | 2018 | 90 minutes
Biophilic Design - imageBiophilic Design

A design revolution that connects buildings to the natural world, buildings where people feel and perform better.

Bullfrog Films | 2012 | 62 minutes | Grades 7-12, College, Adults
Bird's Nest - imageBird's Nest

Superstar architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron must negotiate between two cultures, two architectural traditions and two political systems to build the new National Stadium for the Olympics in Beijing.

Icarus Films | 2008 | 88 minutes | 9-12, college, adult
Build Green - imageBuild Green

David Suzuki reports on a wide range of green buildings, from large community developments to mini-homes.

Bullfrog Films | 2008 | 44 minutes | 7 - 12, College, Adult
City Life - The Barcelona Blueprint - imageCity Life - The Barcelona Blueprint

Barcelona today is a model of urban planning that may prove sustainable.

Bullfrog Films | 2002 | 27 minutes | 7-12, College, Adult
Designing A Great Neighborhood - imageDesigning A Great Neighborhood

A model co-housing project, where future residents participate in the design of their own neighborhood.

Bullfrog Films | 2005 | 54 minutes | 10-12, College, Adult
Dreaming of a Tree House - imageDreaming of a Tree House

An exploration of the design and philosophy behind a 20 year-old experimental, ecological collective housing project in the center of Berlin.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 85 minutes | 8-12, college, adult
From Courtyard House to Block Apartment - imageFrom Courtyard House to Block Apartment

Examines the impact of rapid industrialization on traditional Chinese housing styles and ways of living.

Icarus Films | 1987 | 23 minutes | 10-12, College, Adult

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