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The Expanding airport : a study of service and convenience for Washington International

Author: Glen Fleck; Office of Charles and Ray Eames.; Pyramid Film & Video.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Pyramid Film & Video, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Animation   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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This animated film, concerning the physical growth of airport facilities and the people-moving problems resulting from such sprawl, presents Eero Saarinen's concept for the then-proposed Dulles Airport near Washington DC. To accommodate the vastly increasing number of flights and passengers in America's busiest airports, Saarinen proposed such innovations as moving "departure lounges" that travel underground from  Read more...
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Named Person: Eero Saarinen
Material Type: Animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Glen Fleck; Office of Charles and Ray Eames.; Pyramid Film & Video.
OCLC Number: 32406151
Notes: "Prepared for Ammann & Whitney, Eero Saarinen, Burns & McDonnell, Ellery Husted, architects and engineers for Washington International Airport."
Credits: Drawings, Glen Fleck; layouts, Selby Daley, John Neuhart.
Description: 1 videocassette (9 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: written, produced, and directed by Charles and Ray Eames.

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This animated film, concerning the physical growth of airport facilities and the people-moving problems resulting from such sprawl, presents Eero Saarinen's concept for the then-proposed Dulles Airport near Washington DC. To accommodate the vastly increasing number of flights and passengers in America's busiest airports, Saarinen proposed such innovations as moving "departure lounges" that travel underground from compact terminals to outlying clusters of aircraft.

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