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Library Video Databases
The following library databases can be accessed from the Databases page.
Films on Demand - Provides streaming films from sources such as Films for the Humanities and Sciences and Cambridge Educational.
Kanopy - Provides streaming videos on a variety of subjects; includes titles from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation and more.
Alexander Street Videos - Multidisciplinary collection contains thousands of videos.
Choosing Sustainable Materials
Films on Demand (21:44 min)
This program profiles CO2 Zero, an eco-friendly housing development in the UK, focusing on its use of recycled plastics and FSC-certified wood. The architect built with renewable and reclaimed resources, and took into account how all parts of the houses would be disposed of at end-of-life, thus minimizing the carbon footprint of this unique living space.
Last Call for Planet Earth: Sustainable Development and Architecture
Films on Demand (1 hr 15:12min)
This program studies the work of leading architects around the globe, all of whom employ green concepts and eco-friendly materials.
Films on Demand - Segment from "Breaking the Wall of Concrete Pollution: How Green Concrete Can Reduce the Giant Carbon Footprint of Construction" (2 min)
Franz-Josef Ulm of MIT explains large-scale infrastructure renewal. Will it be green? Three components of sustainable renewal are its economic, social, and environmental impacts.
Thinking Green, Building Smart
Films on Demand (42:27 min)
This video explores the thought process at the core of green architectural design and construction as it takes viewers behind the scenes of an architectural firm specializing in sustainable design, a remodeler who has built a green construction business, a supplier of eco-friendly building materials, and a homeowner who has remodeled his house from the ground up using green materials, technologies, and practices.