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1 streaming video file (66 min.) : sd., col.
A film about the pioneering community-building project of the architect Frei Otto in Berlin, called the Ökohaus--an experimental, ecological, customized housing project in the city center. Includes interviews with Frei Otto, Christine Kanstinger-Otto, Hermann Kendel, Yona Friedman, Anne Lacaton & Jean-Philipe Vassal, and other architects, planners, and inhabitants.
1 streaming video file (44 min.) : digital, sd., col.
  • Introduction
  • Rammed earth
  • House of straw
  • Clean energy
  • Doing what comes naturally
  • Living small
  • Garden apartments in the sky
  • Greening suburbia
  • Urban retrofit
  • Future green.
A program that demonstrates the personal, cultural, and economic benefits to be had by utilizing a variety of modern techniques and technologies to plan and build environmentally friendly, safe, comfortable, and attractive homes. Features various houses and communities that have been designed and constructed using an assortment of building materials and energy sources deemed sustainable and ecologically conscientious.
1 streaming media file (55 min.) : sd., col.
Explores how businesses are transforming themselves to work with nature and profitability.
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 31 minutes) : digital, .flv file, sound Sound: digital. Digital: video file; MPEG-4; Flash.
Environmentally Sustainable Construction is a philosophy for designing and constructing homes and communities. By incorporating these principles, architects, designers, builders and tradesmen can create a living environment that is truly sustainable. Each chapter in the DVD is devoted to separate concepts that combine to contribute to the overall philosophy.
1 streaming video file (52 min.) : digital, sd., col.
Micro houses simplify life in an ever more complicated society. Architects and pioneers push the limits of traditional houses to more portable and flexible living solutions. But are they a valid option for the future? Or just an experiment for those who can afford it or those who have no other option?


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