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Title How much does your building weigh, Mr. Foster? [videorecording] / Art Commissioners presents ; a British-Spanish coproduction, in association with Aiete Ariane Films ; with the participation of TVE, Canal+ ; directed by Norberto López Amado, Carlos Carcas ; producer, Elena Ochoa ; written and narrated by Deyan Sudjic.

Imprint [New York, N.Y.] : First Run Features, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    FOST HMD    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    724.7 HOW    Available
Description 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Videodisc release of a 2010 television program.
Extras include Q&A with directors, filmmaker bios and film gallery.
Contents The beauty of flight -- A square peg -- The Hearst building -- Buckminster Fuller -- Lightness and weight -- A global practice -- Creating landmarks -- The new airport -- Changing the world -- Physical determination.
Credits Director of photography, Valentín Álvarez ; editor, Paco Cózar ; music, Joan Valent.
Performer Featuring Norman Foster, Paul Goldberger, Buckminster Fuller, Richard Rogers, Deyan Sudjic, Anish Kapoor, Richard Serra, Anthony Caro, Richard Long, Bono.
Summary "Born in Manchester, England on the wrong side of the tracks, Norman Foster rose from a humble working class background to become one of the premiere architects of our time. Beautifully filmed in over ten countries and homing in on his most iconic works, including London's Swiss Re Tower, New York's Hearst Building, Berlin's Reichstag ... this elegant documentary is an unprecedented exploration of an architect whose quest is to improve the quality of life through design"--Container.
System Details DVD.
Subject Foster, Norman, 1935-
Architects -- Great Britain.
Architecture, Modern -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Biographical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Added Author López Amado, Norberto, 1965- director.
Carcas, Carlos, director.
Ochoa, Elena, producer.
Sudjic, Deyan screenwriter, narrator.
Valent, Joan, composer (expression)
Foster, Norman, 1935- interviewee (expression)
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983, interviewee (expression)
Rogers, Richard George interviewee (expression)
Kapoor, Anish, 1954- interviewee (expression)
Serra, Richard, 1939- interviewee (expression)
Caro, Anthony, 1924-2013- interviewee (expression)
Long, Richard, 1945- interviewee (expression)
Bono, 1960- interviewee (expression)
Art Commissioners.
Aiete Ariane Films.
Televisión Española.
Studio Canal+.
First-Run Features (Firm)
Added Title Mr. Foster?
Standard No. 720229915137
Music No. FRF 915137D First Run Features

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