The Cathedral Engineers

Canada, 1983

Film
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Aesthetic appreciation and scientific investigation combine in this program, which highlights the architectural triumph of the Middle Ages. The engineering achievements of the cathedrals at Chartres, Bourges, and Beauvais are analysed by photoelastic modelling, and the distribution of forces and dangerous stresses are explained.

Credits

producer

Richard Longley

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017328

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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