Building for the Future

Building for the Future

Unknown - 2014
Rate this:
Sea levels are rising and storms are becoming increasingly powerful. The cost of the damage caused by extreme weather events around the world increases. Is our architecture still fulfilling its actual purpose - namely to protect us from the cold and heat, and from rain and storms? Architects and engineers have long been discussing how the buildings of the future should be constructed. In Hong Kong, American Ted Givens works hard on a house designed to withstand any such hurricane, typhoon or tornado. Dutchman Koen Olthuis designs and builds floating houses, stadiums, mosques and golf courses around the world. German civil engineer Werner Sobek designs houses that are emission-neutral, completely recyclable and energy self-sufficient; he also researches intelligent structures that have muscles and nerves.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , New Docs, , [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (52 min., 0 sec.)) : sound, color
Additional Contributors: New Docs
Films Media Group

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at PPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top