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

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Works: 74 works in 106 publications in 2 languages and 574 library holdings
Genres: History 
Classifications: TH4809.G7, 330
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Most widely held works by University of the West of England, Bristol
300 years of housing ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a brief introduction to the evolution of British housing over the last three hundred years. Shows how housing styles and construction have changed since 1700 and explores some of the forces which brought about those changes. Examines the timber frame, 16th-century stone buildings, Queen Anne housing, Baroque housing, the Georgian terrace, Regency housing, working class housing, the villa of the suburbs, early council housing, garden city estates, speculative developments between the world wars, 1940s prefabs, post-war system building, high rises, the estates of the 1970s and 1980s, and the migration back into the city
Foundations ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the strip foundation, which has been used for hundreds of years and is suitable for use with the majority of ground conditions. Also covers rafts, piled foundations, and pier foundations
A brief history of housing ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intended for architecture students who lack knowledge of historical styles and influences, this video provides an introduction to the development of house types and construction materials over the last thousand years. It begins with the crude earth and timber structures of the early middle ages and traces the significant vernacular and architectural developments of the following centuries. It concludes with a brief examination of house styles since World War II
House 2006 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This program follows the construction of a modern domestic house from beginning to end."--www.insight-media.com/IMPage_Results.asp?method=post (viewed 02/06/07)
Gothic ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces British Gothic architecture from William the Conqueror's introduction of Romanesque styles and his effort supplant Saxon influences to the most decorated of the Gothic cathedrals and abbeys in later centuries. Featured structures include the cathedrals of Winchester, Hereford, Gloucester, Wells, Exeter, and Salisbury as well as Tintern, Malmesbury, and Tewkesbury abbeys
Roof structure ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outlines the development of roof construction and the principles and practice of modern construction
Drainage ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film briefly summarises the evolution and current practice of drainage in the UK. The first part of the film highlights using a variety of contemporary images, texts and photographs, the problems of disease and insanitary conditions in Victorian Britain. The main body of the film explains modern drainage practice, both above and below ground, and includes details on, problems of siphonage and the use of traps, two pipe and single stack systems, combined and seperate drainage systems, Modern pipework and fittings, trenches and pipe protection, inspection chambers, building regulations. The final part briefly explains how a modern sewage treatment plant works
House construction ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces common water sources, such as reservoirs and rivers, and discusses principles and practices of water treatment, distribution, and domestic installation in England. It also describes both direct and indirect systems and details service entry, metering, pipework, valves, and storage cisterns
Bricks & brickmaking ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This film shows sequences from representative contemporary brickworks. It shows how clay bricks are formed by handmaking, machine moulding, pressing and extrusion, and shows how they are fired in traditional clamps, intermittent kilns and continuous-burning multi-chamber and tunnel kilns."--Container
Foundation failure and repair ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes a brief history of domestic foundations and explains the main causes of foundation failure. The film covers problems of settlement, subsidence, heave, landslip, flooding and earthquakes
Ground floors ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes ground floor structures, including raised timer floors, ground bearing slabs, hardcore, membranes, and pre-cast concrete floors. Discusses floor finishes, insulation, criteria that affect floor selection, and factors which can lead to premature floor failure
Timber frame housing ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows techniques of timber framing in Great Britain
Flat roofs ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This film traces the development of flat roofs and identifies the principles and practice of modern construction. Extensive site footage follows the construction of several different types of flat roof and simple computer graphics explain the function of components such as sheathing layers, insulation and vapour checks."--Container
Lime mortars, renders & plasters ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For centuries, lime was the crucial ingredient of building mortars, plasters, and renders. During the 20th century, it was largely replaced by cement and gypsum. However, an understanding of the chemistry of lime, together with an appreciation of its unique characteristics and properties, is fundamental to anyone interested in building conservation. This video explains how lime is produced and examines a number of lime applications in the repair of buildings
Foundations ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This revised film on foundations replaces an earlier film (1995) and contains new graphics, new site footage and more comprehensive coverage. It explains the principles and practice of domestic foundations and includes information on, site investigation, ground types, subsoils and vegetation, early foundation types, traditional strip, wide strip and trench fill foundations, pre-cast concrete and steel piling, augered piling and helical displacement piling, rafts
Walls ( Visual )
in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains the evolution of modern walling techniques in brick, block and stone and discusses standards of good practice
Integrating our nation's diversity : exploring the roles of multimedia in fostering multicultural participation by Lamine Mahdjoubi ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Windows design, construction & installation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film traces the development of Windows over the last 500 years or so. It shows how, and why, styles have changed and explains how both timber and PVC windows are manufactured. ... the film describes forestry techniques and shows a modern sawmill in operation. The film also identifies some of the ways in which windows can be built into modern cavity walls
Finishes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Completely revised and updated in 2010, this film covers the principles and application of external and internal renders. The last part of the films looks at internal partitions. Using a mixture of site footage, photos and graphics, the film covers the following areas: Historical overview, external renders, lime, gypsum and cement based internal plasters, dry lining, ceilings, internal partitions - old and new."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Faculty of the Built Environment
University of the West England. Faculty of the built environment (Bristol)
Languages
English (42)
French (1)