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10 buildings that changed America

Author: Dan Protess; Geoffrey Baer; Window to the World Communications, Inc.,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
Publisher: [United States] : PBS : PBS Distribution, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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10 Buildings That Changed America tells the stories of ten influential works of architecture, the people who imagined them, and the way these landmarks ushered in innovative cultural shifts throughout our society. These 10 Buildings represent architects who dared to strike out on their own and design radical new types of buildings that permanently altered our environmental and cultural landscape.
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; H H Richardson; Louis H Sullivan; Frank Lloyd Wright; Albert Khan; Victor Gruen; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Eero Saarinen; Robert Venturi; Frank O Gehry
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Protess; Geoffrey Baer; Window to the World Communications, Inc.,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781608839032 1608839036
OCLC Number: 842426250
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS May 12, 2013.
Special features: Bonus video; curriculum guide.
Credits: Writer, Dan Protess.
Performer(s): Host, Geoffrey Baer.
Target Audience: Rating: TVPG.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo.
Contents: Virginia State Capitol ; Trinity Church ; Wainwright Building ; Robie House ; Highland Park Ford Plant ; Southdale Center ; Seagram Building ; Dulles International Airport ; Vanna Venturi House ; Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Other Titles: Ten buildings that changed America
Responsibility: Window to the World Communications, Inc. ; producer/writer, Dan Protess.

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10 Buildings That Changed America tells the stories of ten influential works of architecture, the people who imagined them, and the way these landmarks ushered in innovative cultural shifts throughout our society. These 10 Buildings represent architects who dared to strike out on their own and design radical new types of buildings that permanently altered our environmental and cultural landscape.

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