Pidgeon Audio Visual
Most widely held works by Pidgeon Audio Visual
Buildings as living organisms by Nicholas Grimshaw ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Grimshaw explains his personal philosophy of architecture, saying that if buildings are to be useful in the future, they have to be designed so that they are able to grow, change and adapt to future forces (inside & outside) coming upon them. Demonstrates this with examples from his work, e.g. designs for the Channel Tunnel Terminus at Waterloo Station in London.
Oscillating by James Frazer Stirling ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
As he describes his background and specific projects, Stirling defends the seemingly oscillating "styles" of his solutions.
An egalitarian architecture by Ralph Erskine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Egalitarianism dominates Erskine's outlook on life and this dominates his architecture.
The sense of boundary in architecture by Michael Graves ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Graves discusses the essential character of the boundary between two places.
Ornament, scale and ambiguity by Robert Venturi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Venturi and Scott Brown use some of their current work to illustrate their ideas about architecture and design.
Ken Yeang (T.R. Hamzah & Yeang) bioclimatic skyscrapers ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Ken Yeang and his partner Robert Hamzah design low-energy buildings through careful shaping and positioning the various elements, through selection of materials and systems, and by relating to the local climate, adding vegetation wherever possible. To date, all their buildings--mostly office towers--are in, or destined for, Asia. Buildings shown in the video include: Roof Roof House, 1983-84; Menara Mesiniaga, Kuala Lumpur, 1989-92; IBM Plaza, Selangor, Malaysia, 1989-92; China Tower No. 3, Haikou, China, 1994-96; MBf, Penang, 1990-93; Pinigram Towers, Kuala Lumpur, 1994-96.
A garden is like a poem by Roberto Burle Marx ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Discusses Burle Marx's career as a landscape architect in Brazil.
New buildings in old settings Ted Cullinan talks to Victoria Perry by Edward Cullinan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
"Using slides, and an overhead projector on which he draws as he talks, [Ted Cullinan] describes how architecture has developed through the ages -- from the Greeks to the Romans, to Palladio, to the Romantics, through Cubism, up to the present day. And then ... he demonstrates how a new architecture can be used to respond to an existing situation without kowtowing to the past."--Container.
The orders of architecture by Joseph Rykwert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Rykwert's recorded talk discusses how the orders were once part of the normal architect's education, but that was more than 30 years ago. Yet now, once again, we are interested in them.
Romantic high tech by Helmut Jahn ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Jahn, once a believer in functionalism, says that the functional, programmatic, technical aspects have very little influence on a building's appearance. They "synthesise an approach from abstract geometric forms to historic archetypal forms, to Art Deco, forms that echo the joyful symbolism of early skyscrapers like Chicago's Tribune Tower and Wrigley building."
Sir John Summerson at Sir John Soane's Museum by John Summerson ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Program is an edited version of a guided tour given by Sir John Summerson on the first Saturday of every month through Sir John Soane's Museum.
Statements for history by Kevin Roche ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Kevin Roche discusses his work with Roche, Dinkeloo Associates.
Hunt the symbol by Charles Jencks ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Jencks describes how, in his own work, he has tried to order the building site and the different parts of the building into an overall story, so that one can walk through them and play the game of Hunt the Symbol.
Working with architects by Eduardo Paolozzi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
In his recorded talk, Paolozzi discusses his iconography; the nature of the materials he uses and his collaboration with the technicians who work with them; and the satisfaction he gets from creating monuments to be enjoyed by the public.
Abstract art into landscape by Geoffrey Jellicoe ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
In his recorded talk, Geoffrey Jellicoe discusses his work in various areas of landscape architecture.
Nash's London ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Summerson reviews Nash's career and contributions to London, including the development of Regent's Park and Regent's Street.
A sensorial technology by Ettore Sottsass ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Sottsass discusses his designs for electronics, furniture, small objects, ceramics. He feels that the environment can be read through the senses, a sensorial technology of color, materials, dimensions, rhythms, etc.
The marriage of past and present by Paolo Portoghesi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Portoghesi seeks to produce in his architecture a marriage between Baroque and Modern, between past and present. The Modern movement, he says, should not have abolished the past, the collective memory. He adopts the principle that a house is like a small city and a city must be like a large house.
The story of a quest by R. Buckminster Fuller ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Discussing how he set out over a half a century ago to discover what an individual could do for humanity, R. Buckminster Fuller shares his knowledge and talks about the geodesic domes around the world.
Scales of imagery by Tom Beeby ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Beeby maintains that architects must use new materials and techniques in a more evocative way that before. He spells out scales of interpretation he has dealt with regarding images in his work.
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