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Using Nature's Genius in Architecture
From ted.com, produced by TED Talks
How can architects build a new world of sustainable beauty? By learning from nature. At TEDSalon in London, Michael Pawlyn describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society: radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and ... [more]
May 6, 2011 at 09:20 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
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Space Architecture
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
Building places to live and work in extreme environments takes architects that understand how to play by a different set of rules. This video takes students to NASA's Johnson Space Center and the University of Houston, to meet architects that are t... [more]
March 19, 2012 at 03:22 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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Inventing with Polygons
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
Chuck Hoberman’s inventions show how basic principles of geometry help him create extraordinarily strong, expandable structures.This video could be used for math classes, architecture, and art classes. Running time 2:29 minutes
May 21, 2012 at 08:11 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Story of a Green Building
From YouTube, produced by BuildingMuseum
This 15 minute video provides a fairly indepth look into the design and building of a structure that uses a sustainable Sustainable design. It has a great many insights that students may not have thought of from design through building. Well worth a ... [more]
March 9, 2012 at 12:29 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The ABC's of Architecture
From thefutureschannel.com, produced by Futures Channel
"Seeing your drawing come to life and become a real building is absolutely fantastic." When Penn Station needed a new front entrance, they called upon architect Frances Halsband, and she called upon her knowledge of geometry. This interview vid... [more]
October 24, 2011 at 08:25 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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The Skyscraper Challenge (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
All buildings, and tall ones in particular, are subjected to pushing and pulling from gravity, the weight of their own parts, and natural forces like wind. Unchecked, these forces can destabilize or even topple or collapse a building. This interactiv... [more]
May 24, 2012 at 11:33 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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Building A Safer House
From YouTube, produced by FEMA
This video shows students the steps needed to help make a house more resistant to violent winds. The video helps students understand the pressures placed on a house in a tornado. This would be a good introduction to FEMA and to check on their own dwe... [more]
June 21, 2012 at 07:31 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Cómo distinguir la arquitectura gótica - en español
From practicopedia.com, produced by Practicopedia
El gótico elevó los templos en la Edad Antigua y los hizo más luminosos. El principal rasgo diferenciador del gótico es el arco apuntado. El arco apuntado recogía mejor el peso que el arco de medio punto y dió lugar a la bóveda de crucería. (1:30)
March 21, 2012 at 11:14 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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The Acropolis: Deconstructed
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This 2:36 long video explains to students that over 2500 years ago the Parthenon was built and remains one of the most visited archeological sites in the world. There isn't any narration, just facts and animated images. Good for a study of art or anc... [more]
January 22, 2012 at 10:26 AM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Cómo son los elementos arquitectónicos griegos - en español
From practicopedia.com, produced by Practicopedia
Los órdenes arquitectónicos del arte griego son dórico, jónico y corintio. El órden dórico es el más austero, el fuste de la columna no tiene basa. Los órdenes arquitectónicos jónico y corintio son mucho más esbeltos que el dórico. Además el corintio... [more]
March 21, 2012 at 11:20 PM
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