The Resource Engineered transparency : glass in architecture and structural engineering

Engineered transparency : glass in architecture and structural engineering

Label
Engineered transparency : glass in architecture and structural engineering
Title
Engineered transparency
Title remainder
glass in architecture and structural engineering
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Filmed at an international conference of prominent architects and engineers at Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture in September 2007. After its role in the last century's call to a radical new architecture and urban life, glass architecture is today more ubiquitous than ever. A highly engineered product, glass has emerged in a new light as an apparently culturally accepted material in design and construction. Its new incarnation, however, reveals a virtually new product replacing the glass used even twenty years ago. The innovations are observable and have direct use. Offering new modes of visual pleasure and spatial experience to building occupants - glass has also been the beneficiary of major advances in engineering that are decidedly less visible - structural innovations, new control and design engineering at the level of optics, thermal properties, and expanded fabrication limits as well as installation methods have quietly reconfigured the extent and reach of glass applications. We are so continually surrounded by such discreetly functioning glass that we do not even see it
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Michael Blackwood Productions in 2005
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Kanopy
Runtime
60
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  • Glass construction
  • Structural engineering
Technique
live action
Label
Engineered transparency : glass in architecture and structural engineering
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1100753
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897771139
  • (OCoLC)897771139
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1100753
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Engineered transparency : glass in architecture and structural engineering
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1100753
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897771139
  • (OCoLC)897771139
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1100753
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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