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Pidgeon Audio Visual

Overview
Works: 379 works in 603 publications in 1 language and 2,102 library holdings
Genres: History  Slides  Biography 
Classifications: NA997.S78, 724.91
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Most widely held works by Pidgeon Audio Visual
An egalitarian architecture by Ralph Erskine ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 19 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
Oscillating by James Stirling ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As he describes his background and specific projects, Stirling defends the seemingly oscillating "styles" of his solutions
Dualism in architecture by Stanley Tigerman ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tigerman discusses dualism, or the juxtaposition of opposites, in architecture
Working with architects by Eduardo Paolozzi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 18 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 )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Venturi and Scott Brown use some of their current work to illustrate their ideas about architecture and design
Buildings as living organisms by Nicholas Grimshaw ( Visual )
1 edition 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
Statements for history by Kevin Roche ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kevin Roche discusses his work with Roche, Dinkeloo Associates
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
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
Architectural constants by Romaldo Giurgola ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 16 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
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 16 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."--Publisher
Romantic high tech by Helmut Jahn ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 16 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 16 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
Nash's London by John Summerson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summerson reviews Nash's career and contributions to London, including the development of Regent's Park and Regent's Street
Abstract art into landscape by Geoffrey Jellicoe ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his recorded talk, Geoffrey Jellicoe discusses his work in various areas of landscape architecture
The poetics of architecture by Emilio Ambasz ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in Undetermined and English and held by 15 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
The orders of architecture by Joseph Rykwert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member 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
The marriage of past and present by Paolo Portoghesi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 15 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
Culturalising today's technology by Renzo Piano ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Piano says that science and technology are more and more part of the cultural scene today and architecture must reflect this. The architect has the job of culturalising what is not culture
The sense of boundary in architecture by Michael Graves ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Graves discusses the essential character of the boundary between two places
 
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