The Resource Commerzbank, Frankfurt, Electric Sky (Firm), (evideo)

Commerzbank, Frankfurt, Electric Sky (Firm), (evideo)

Label
Commerzbank, Frankfurt
Title
Commerzbank, Frankfurt
Statement of responsibility
Electric Sky (Firm)
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The traditional skyscraper is an environmentally unsound, energy-guzzling monster. But in 1997, celebrated British architect Norman Foster created a contradiction in terms: the world's first ecologically sensitive skyscraper. As a result, the Commerzbank Tower in Frankfurt changed the construction of giant corporate buildings forever. This episode features a walking tour of the building and an extended conversation with its chief architect, Stefan Behling. Exploring the tower's fascinating triangular design, the program studies the elevator cores at each corner, the plumbing and AC systems which incorporate rainwater and fresh air, and the lush, contemplative sky gardens
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
12 & 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
Commerzbank, Frankfurt, Electric Sky (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=39198
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
World's First "Green" Skyscraper (3:36) -- Frankfurt's Commitment to Eco-Friendly Skyscrapers (2:41) -- Advantages of "Green" Architectural Design (3:30) -- Eco-Friendly, Self-Ventilating Building (3:57) -- Commerzbank: Worker's Paradise (3:30) -- Exterior Design and Construction Details (4:37) -- Skyscrapers of the Future (3:37)
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
  • 39198
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
  • 100039198
  • 100039198
  • (OCoLC)709675230
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Commerzbank, Frankfurt, Electric Sky (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=39198
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
World's First "Green" Skyscraper (3:36) -- Frankfurt's Commitment to Eco-Friendly Skyscrapers (2:41) -- Advantages of "Green" Architectural Design (3:30) -- Eco-Friendly, Self-Ventilating Building (3:57) -- Commerzbank: Worker's Paradise (3:30) -- Exterior Design and Construction Details (4:37) -- Skyscrapers of the Future (3:37)
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
  • 39198
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
  • 100039198
  • 100039198
  • (OCoLC)709675230
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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