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Pidgeon Audio Visual

Overview
Works: 382 works in 607 publications in 1 language and 1,956 library holdings
Genres: History  Slides  Documentary films  Biography 
Classifications: NA9410.O2, 724.91
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Most widely held works by Pidgeon Audio Visual
Fountain Place Dallas, Texas by Dan Kiley( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two constant themes in Kiley's urban gardens are water and light, and never more so than at Fountain Place which he describes in the video. Fountain Place is a 3-acre fountain garden at the base of two 60-storey office buildings by Harry Cobb/I.M. Pei in downtown Dallas. It was completed in 1985"--Container
Oscillating by James Stirling( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he describes his background and specific projects, Stirling defends the seemingly oscillating "styles" of his solutions
Buildings as living organisms by Nicholas Grimshaw( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member 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
An egalitarian architecture by Ralph Erskine( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erskine describes many housing schemes, the Vasa Bus Terminal/World Trade Centre in Stockholm, the Skanska HQ building dominating Gothenburg's harbour, and his latest office project in London, The Ark
Working with architects by Eduardo Paolozzi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member 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
Ornament, scale and ambiguity by Robert Venturi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venturi and Scott Brown use some of their current work to illustrate their ideas about architecture and design
Melting architecture by Peter Cook( Visual )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his talk, Peter Cook traces the development of his work since 1964 to the Arcadian project which has preoccupied him most recently
Statements for history by Kevin Roche( Visual )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kevin Roche discusses his work with Roche, Dinkeloo Associates
Dualism in architecture by Stanley Tigerman( Visual )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tigerman discusses dualism, or the juxtaposition of opposites, in architecture
Ken Yeang (T.R. Hamzah & Yeang) bioclimatic skyscrapers by Ken Yeang( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member 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
The polycentric city by Léon Krier( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krier outlines simple design precepts and then demonstrates their application in his proposal for the redevelopment of a part of Stockholm, an area to the south of the historical centre
The poetics of architecture by Emilio Ambasz( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in Undetermined and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambasz describes a number of his architectural projects and some of his graphic and industrial designs. He sees architecture as a stage setting for the ceremonies and rituals of daily life, and as a myth-making act to give poetic form to the pragmatic
New buildings in old settings Ted Cullinan talks to Victoria Perry by Edward Cullinan( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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
Architectural constants by Romaldo Giurgola( Visual )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giurgola speaks of his convictions about architecture and its four constants--the definition of place, space as a fundamental of architecture, the link with the past, and the aesthetic environment. He illustrates some of his own work including the competition winning Parliament buildings at Canberra
Romantic high tech by Helmut Jahn( Visual )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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."
Self designing structures by Frei Otto( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a discussion of how structures are made by nature, how much energy and materials, etc. are required, and the processes by which these come together. He also talks about his ideas developed for his own all-weather, indoor-outdoor, minimum-energy house. Then he explains how these ideas have led to the ecological multi-storey housing he has designed for the 1984 Berlin International Building Exhibition
The marriage of past and present by Paolo Portoghesi( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member 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 sense of boundary in architecture by Michael Graves( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graves discusses the essential character of the boundary between two places
Nash's London by John Summerson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summerson reviews Nash's career and contributions to London, including the development of Regent's Park and Regent's Street
Sir John Summerson at Sir John Soane's Museum by John Summerson( Visual )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member 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
 
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