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TEDTalks : [eVideo - Films on Demand] : Alastair Parvin - Architecture for the people by the people

Author: Infobase,; TED Conferences LLC.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : TED Conferences LLC, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2009] 2015. ©2009
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Designer Alastair Parvin presents a simple but provocative idea: what if, instead of architects creating buildings for those who can afford to commission them, regular citizens could design and build their own houses? The concept is at the heart of WikiHouse, an open source construction kit that means just about anyone can build a house, anywhere.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; TED Conferences LLC.
OCLC Number: 1027727086
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand eVideo.
Originally released by TED Conferences LLC, 2009.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on March 26, 2015.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (13 min., 8 sec.)) : sound, color.
Contents: TEDTalks: Alastair Parvin-Architecture for the people by the people (14:00)
Other Titles: Alastair Parvin - Architecture for the people by the people
Architecture for the people by the people
Responsibility: TED Conferences LLC.

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Designer Alastair Parvin presents a simple but provocative idea: what if, instead of architects creating buildings for those who can afford to commission them, regular citizens could design and build their own houses? The concept is at the heart of WikiHouse, an open source construction kit that means just about anyone can build a house, anywhere.

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