The Resource Cira Center, Philadelphia, Electric Sky (Firm), (evideo)

Cira Center, Philadelphia, Electric Sky (Firm), (evideo)

Label
Cira Center, Philadelphia
Title
Cira Center, Philadelphia
Statement of responsibility
Electric Sky (Firm)
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is an increasingly common scenario: a developer wants to build a tower in a depressed urban area, and must fill half the building before permits are issued. What's the ace in the hole? A superstar architect who brings media attention to the project. This program recounts such a story, in which Petronas Towers and Canary Wharf creator Cesar Pelli waved his magic design wand over the Cira Center project, making it stand apart from other Philadelphia high-rises. In addition to the building's design features, the program reflects on the question: are celebrity architects over-hyped and overpaid, and what-if any-public benefits exist to offset their staggering paychecks?
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
11 & up
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Electric Sky (Firm)
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
28
Series statement
Vertical City: Ten Skyscraper Case Studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture, Modern
  • Human geography
  • Physical geography
  • Urban geography
Technique
live action
Label
Cira Center, Philadelphia, Electric Sky (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=39202
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 08, 2008
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Philadelphia's Celebrity Architect-Built Skyscraper (3:27) -- Advantages for Skyscraper's Tenants (2:37) -- Interior of Cira Center Skyscraper (1:57) -- Financial Partners for Cira Center's Construction (2:30) -- Value of Celebrity Architects (4:42) -- Prestige Attracts Tenants (1:24) -- Architect Cesar Pelli on Cira Center and Architecture (5:42) -- Technology and Window Washing at Cira Center (3:03)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (28 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 39194s
  • 39202
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100039202
  • 100039202
  • (OCoLC)709675255
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Cira Center, Philadelphia, Electric Sky (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=39202
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 08, 2008
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Philadelphia's Celebrity Architect-Built Skyscraper (3:27) -- Advantages for Skyscraper's Tenants (2:37) -- Interior of Cira Center Skyscraper (1:57) -- Financial Partners for Cira Center's Construction (2:30) -- Value of Celebrity Architects (4:42) -- Prestige Attracts Tenants (1:24) -- Architect Cesar Pelli on Cira Center and Architecture (5:42) -- Technology and Window Washing at Cira Center (3:03)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (28 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 39194s
  • 39202
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100039202
  • 100039202
  • (OCoLC)709675255
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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