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University of the West of England, Bristol Faculty of the Built Environment Video Project

Overview
Works: 88 works in 164 publications in 1 language and 2,433 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Instructional films  History  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Film adaptations 
Classifications: TH4809.G7, 728.0942
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Most widely held works by University of the West of England, Bristol
300 years of housing( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video explores housing styles throughout history. It examines the timber frame, 16th-century stone buildings, Queen Anne housing, baroque housing, the Georgian terrace, Regency housing, working class housing, suburban villas, early council housing, Garden City estates, 1940s prefabs, postwar system buildings, high rises, and the estates of the 1970s and 1980s. The program also covers such topics as speculative development between the World Wars and migration back into the city
Foundations( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program introduces the strip foundation and emphasizes its versatility. The video also covers site investigation, ground types, subsoils, rafts, piled foundations, and pier foundations
Gothic( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program traces the stylistic development of medieval cathedrals and abbeys from Norman to Early English, Decorated, and Perpendicular Gothic styles. It also discusses construction techniques used during the medieval period
House 2006( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video follows the construction of a modern house from beginning to end and discusses the elements of house construction
Roof Structure by University of the West of England( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video describes a simple traditional roof and explores more complex structures that use trusses and purlins. It also shows the erection of trussed rafter roofs
A Brief History of Housing( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program provides an introduction to the development of house types and construction materials over the last millennium. It begins with the crude earth and timber structures of the early Middle Ages and traces the significant architectural developments of the following centuries
Drainage by Michael Adams( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program traces the history of drainage systems from the open drains of 150 years ago to modern technologies. It explains that modern drainage systems are effective, reliable, and inexpensive
Bricks and Brickmaking( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the wide range of clay types and manufacturing methods used in brickmaking, this video presents footage from clay brickworks. It examines formation processes and demonstrates firing
Foundation Failure and Repair( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video examines the primary causes of foundation failure. It also describes the processes of recording, monitoring, and diagnosing problems and illustrates a variety of foundation repairs
Timber Frame Housing( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines modern timber-framed housing. It considers construction; illustrates timber frame manufacturing; presents framing principles and practices; and covers site assembly, cladding, and internal finishes, and fire protection walls
Ground Floors( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program describes ground floor structures. It discusses floor finishes, considers insulation, outlines criteria that affect floor selection, and explores causes of floor failure
Lime : Mortars, Renders, and Plasters( Visual )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, lime has been the primary ingredient of building mortars, plasters, and renders. This program explores the chemical and physical properties of lime, explains its production, and examines applications in the repair of buildings
House Construction : Finishes & Partitions( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines internal and external finishes. It discusses external rendering; lime, gypsum, and cement-based plastering; dry lining; ceilings; and non-load-bearing partitions
Windows : Design, Construction, & Installation by Robert Delaunay( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracing the development of windows over the last 500 years, this video shows how and why styles have changed and explains manufacturing methods for both timber and PVC windows. Revealing that most windows in Great Britain are still made from wood, it describes forestry techniques. The program also discusses some of the ways in which windows can be built into modern cavity walls
Roof Coverings( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video describes the evolution of materials used to cover pitched roofs and explains current practices for single- and double-lap coverings. It discusses such materials as thatch, slate, and tile; considers ventilation; and addresses ridges, verges, eaves, and flashing
Limestone( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the use of limestone as a building material and explores its failure, repair, and conservation. The DVD discusses the origins of limestone, quarrying, cutting, and carving and offers illustrative case studies
House 1905( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video examines the history and construction of an early Edwardian terraced house. It features original drawings, building notices, and bylaws and explores building controls in 1905. The program offers site footage and detailed graphics that explain the construction of each building element
Cast and Wrought Iron : Care and Conservation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video traces advances in the 18th century that made cast and wrought iron essential for architectural, structural, and decorative uses. It examines the production of different forms of iron, explains the properties of iron, and demonstrates repair techniques for conservation purposes
Historic English Carpentry : Traditional Green Timber Buildings( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program follows the development and building of a cruck-framed barn at Leigh Woods in Bristol and considers the contemporary relevance of this environmentally friendly tradition
Walls Part One( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describing forms of brick, block, and stone walls, this video traces the evolution of modern walling techniques and discusses standards of good practice. It also highlights sources of premature failure
 
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Alternative Names
University of the West England. Faculty of the built environment (Bristol)

Languages
English (72)