Suburban living: six solutions

Canada, 1960

Film
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A comparison of solutions to the problems of suburban living as found in some of the world’s largest cities - London, Marseille, Rotterdam, Stockholm and Toronto. This film shows housing to delight, amaze, and even provoke. Shown is Marseille’s famous community on stilts, with stores, homes, and playgrounds all within one vertical neighbourhood. Town planners and architects discuss trends and problems.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

producer

Ian MacNeill

Duration

00:58:37:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1960

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010397

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Housing

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Urban beautification

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → London (England)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Marseille (France)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Stockholm (Sweden)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Toronto (Ont.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Urbanization

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Urbanization

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City planning

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Housing

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Public housing

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Urban beautification

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture - Human factors

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture and society

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community development, Urban

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Public housing

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urban beautification

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urbanization

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Housing

History → Urbanization

Places → London (England)

Places → Marseille (France)

Places → Stockholm (Sweden)

Places → Toronto (Ont.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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