Houses Fit for People

United Kingdom, 1986

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Episode number 8 of Series “Architecture at the Crossroads Series”.
Part Eight of a series which examines the main themes in world architecture today. The series looks at the work of architects who are at the centre of the current debate, and introduces some younger architects who are beginning to make a name for themselves. Part Eight deals with domestic housing. Most famous architects are concerned with commercial and institutional architecture. Ordinary people have to live in “junk” but there are signs that housing design is undergoing a change for the better. In the suburbs of Paris and London, a more humane architecture is beginning to emerge which challenges the monotony of the “new town” ideal.

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producer

BBC-TV

Duration

00:39:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1986

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Architecture at the Crossroads Series

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Architecture at the Crossroads Series

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ACMI Identifier

300540

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Housing

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → City planning

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Housing

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing

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

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Short films → Short films - Great Britain

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Sound

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Colour

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VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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