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

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

Megastructures Dubai Racecourse

In the middle of the desert a carpet of lush green grass grows on the world's most luxurious racecourse. Overlooking the course is a 1.6 kilometer (1 mile) long land-scraper that boasts six star luxury for both man and horse. The sheer scale of this project is awe-inspiring. Its imaginative design puts Meydan into a league of its own. And ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/22/2016

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The Nature of Things Earth Energy

Filmmaker Bill Lishman journeys around the world in search of earth’s renewable energy. He discovers Canada’s rich history of hydroelectric production, finds the world’s largest solar power plant in the Mojave Desert and makes the discovery that 25% of Denmark’s electricity is produced with wind turbines. Lishman explores North America’s wealth of renewable resources and looks at ways other countries ...
  • 2005
  • 00:45:38
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - September 2012 Elliot Lake Mall Collapse: A Preventable Tragedy?

Two people were killed and 22 others were injured when the roof of the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake collapsed on June 23, 2012. The speed and efficiency of emergency response to the collapse has been criticized, and the mall's safety and structural integrity will be questioned in a public inquiry.
  • 2012
  • 00:16:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2012

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Exhibitionists Exhibitionists, Season 1, Episode 3

The theme for Episode 3 is Landscape. Indigenous artist Kent Monkman shares his landscape paintings that deal with the history of colonization in Canada. Alex McLeod discusses his work with Photoshop, 3-D rendering and modelling software. Filipino-Canadian dance troupe Hataw perform in a waterfall. Also highlighted: JR, Labrona, Lindsay Dobbin & more.
  • 2015
  • 00:21:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/08/2016

The National Fewer secrets in Canadian government thanks to leaky walls New

Party politics is full of secrets that often get leaked for a specific purpose, to get reaction to a new idea or perhaps to embarrass an opponent. But on Parliament Hill some leaks are accidental. There are renovations happening right now aiming to solve the problem of poor soundproofing on the Hill. But in the meantime, MPs have had to ...
  • 2018
  • 00:02:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/22/2018

Nazi Megastructures Fortress Berlin

April 1945. Hitler is in the centre of Berlin, 30 feet (10 meters) underground, surrounded by 13-foot (4m) thick concrete walls, safe from any attack the Allies can throw at him from the air. But the Russians are advancing on the ground. The Red Army is lined up on the Oder River, and they’re coming for the Führer. Blocking the ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/05/2016

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Adrienne Clarkson Presents Frank Gehry: Architecture in Motion

Visionary architect Frank Gehry, Canadian born, Los Angeles based and world renowned, is the subject of this inspiring documentary from the popular prime-time arts program, Adrienne Clarkson Presents. An iconoclast with great reverence for the past, Gehry is constantly breaking new ground. Experimenting with new and non-traditional materials, he has changed the vernacular of architecture and furniture design. Symbolism, emotion ...
  • 1994
  • 00:44:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 2007 Going Green to Fight Global Warming

As politicians continue to argue over the best way to fight the threat of global warming, a lot of Canadians aren’t waiting to do something about the problem. They’re trying to cut down on greenhouse gases by going green. In this News in Review story we’ll look at a school with a sod roof and no furnace. We’ll also show ...
  • 2007
  • 00:17:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2007

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