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

Overview
Works: 70 works in 152 publications in 2 languages and 951 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Instructional films  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Short films 
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 )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 104 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 )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the strip foundation, used for hundreds of years and suitable for use with the majority of ground conditions. Also covers rafts, piled foundations, and pier foundations
House 2006( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 53 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 )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 52 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
A brief history of housing( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 51 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 construction by Bristol University of the West of England( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 48 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
Roof structure( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines the development of roof construction and the principles and practice of modern construction
Drainage( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 39 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
House Construction : Finishes & Partitions( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 39 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
Bricks and Brickmaking( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 36 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 )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 31 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 )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows techniques of timber framing in Great Britain
Ground Floors( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 28 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 )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 22 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
Roof Coverings( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 18 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
Windows : Design, Construction, & Installation( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 18 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
Limestone( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 18 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
Flat roofs( Visual )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 18 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
Cast and Wrought Iron : Care and Conservation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 17 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
 
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Faculty of the Built Environment

University of the West England. Faculty of the built environment (Bristol)

Languages
English (91)

French (1)