The Resource One Canada Square, London, Electric Sky (Firm), (evideo)

One Canada Square, London, Electric Sky (Firm), (evideo)

Label
One Canada Square, London
Title
One Canada Square, London
Statement of responsibility
Electric Sky (Firm)
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In 1991, One Canada Square, the UK's tallest skyscraper, changed the London skyline. But the Cesar Pelli-designed icon did not rise up in the heart of the British capital. As this program describes, the developers undertook a billion-dollar gamble by creating an international financial center, symbolized by this obelisk-shaped tower, in the city's East End docklands. Viewers will learn about the complicated political and economic cooperation that had to occur before building could begin. The collapse of the global property market following completion of the complex-resulting in bankruptcy for the developers and darkness for a large section of the tower-is another major subject
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
11 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
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
One Canada Square, London, Electric Sky (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=39204
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
Transformation of London (2:48) -- Economic Change Means Architectural Change (3:07) -- Re-Location of London's Financial Center (3:28) -- Architectural Design to Lure Investors and Tenants (3:08) -- Architectural Success/Business Failure (4:23) -- Transition from Docklands to Prime Real Estate (2:11) -- Exterior of a Skyscraper (3:07) -- Skyscraper: Key to London's Financial Center (3:07)
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
  • 39204
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
  • 100039204
  • 100039204
  • (OCoLC)709675265
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
One Canada Square, London, Electric Sky (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=39204
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
Transformation of London (2:48) -- Economic Change Means Architectural Change (3:07) -- Re-Location of London's Financial Center (3:28) -- Architectural Design to Lure Investors and Tenants (3:08) -- Architectural Success/Business Failure (4:23) -- Transition from Docklands to Prime Real Estate (2:11) -- Exterior of a Skyscraper (3:07) -- Skyscraper: Key to London's Financial Center (3:07)
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
  • 39204
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
  • 100039204
  • 100039204
  • (OCoLC)709675265
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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