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Disrupting Design Disrupting Design, Episode 4

Host Matt Galloway delves into civic infrastructure and the grand project of reimagining Union Station. It's the busiest building in Canada, with 250,000 people pouring through its doors every day. A team of architects and designers are trying to transform the thoroughfare into a destination by adding eateries, retail, the capacity for pop-up cultural events and artistic programming – all ...
  • 2016
  • 00:21:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/18/2016

Disrupting Design Disrupting Design, Episode 3

This episode of Disrupting Design catches up with Jason Nolan, director of Ryerson University's Responsive Ecologies Lab and an autistic self-advocate, to talk about some of his design prototypes for special needs children (such as a rocker that encourages self-stimulatory behaviours in autistic children). It also looks at the new Bridgepoint Active Healthcare building to consider whether or not architecture can change ...
  • 2016
  • 00:21:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/09/2016

Eco-Engineering The Impossible Build

October 1989, San Francisco is hit with an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale. Fires rage in the city, bridges collapse and the World Series must halt. In Golden Gate Park, the historic Academy of Sciences is badly shaken. Structural damage forces one of the Academy’s buildings to shut down. The City of San Francisco and the museum curators ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/20/2016

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Megastructures London's Olympic Stadium

Summer 2012 and the eyes of the world will be firmly focused one single sporting arena: London’s Olympic Stadium. Designed to be different, this is the world’s first ‘demountable’ Olympic Stadium. After the games are over, like a transformer toy, the stadium is designed to be scaled down from an 80,000 seat venue to a 25,000 seat sustainable arena. But ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/13/2016

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The Nature of Things Build Green

In a refreshing hour, Build Green advises making the sun, wind and rain — along with dirt, straw and sewage — your friends. By building a house using innovative practices and materials, you'll not only do the earth a favour, but you could save big bucks too. From retro-fitting a hip, old Montreal housing complex with state-of-the-art sustainable energy systems, to ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:32
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013