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Homes by Design, 20, Habitat
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 20 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 1997), 25 mins
This video looks at one large and one small apartment in the world-renowned Habitat village in Montreal. Created by Moshe Safdie, Habitat is a unique architectural concept that features a multi-modular design and outdoor gardens.
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 20 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 1997), 25 mins
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Homes by Design, 41, French Colonial
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 41 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 1998), 24 mins
The first French settlers in Canada brought their building methods and architectural aesthetics from Normandy and Brittany. This video visits historic homes in Normandy, built as the explorers set sail for the New World, and then contrasts them with architectural landmarks in early settlements in Quebec and the Ma...
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 41 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 1998), 24 mins
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Homes by Design, 48, International Style
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 48 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 1998), 24 mins
In the latter part of the 20th century, steel, reinforced concrete, and glass were used to create designs that turned their backs on historical traditions and developed a new aesthetic. This video examines the International Style’s basic building block: a rectangular module with a flat roof and minimal decoration.
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 48 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 1998), 24 mins
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Homes by Design, 56, New Suburbia
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 56 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 1999), 24 mins
The spread of suburban housing has sparked a new approach to architecture called neotraditionalism, an attempt to capture the look of a small town in a suburban environment. This video visits Prince Charles’ project in Poundbury, England; a waterfront community in Seaside, Florida; a unique housing subdivision i...
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 56 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 1999), 24 mins
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Homes by Design, 63, Classically Georgian
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 63 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 1999), 23 mins
Built in the 17th and 18th centuries, Georgian homes are know for their symmetry and graceful proportions. This video profiles three classic Georgian houses in England and Canada, exploring their spacious rooms, wide stair landings, handsome floors and window glass, and formal yet simple moldings and decor.
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 63 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 1999), 23 mins
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Homes by Design, 66, Artfully Crafted
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 66 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2004), 26 mins
This program profiles Charles Rennie Mackintosh, who founded the Arts and Crafts movement, and Antonio Gaudí, who spearheaded the art nouveau movement. It explores an original Arts and Crafts home in Hampstead, England, and looks at the works of architect Steve Carruthers and artist Paul Cauchie.
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 66 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2004), 26 mins
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Homes by Design, 75, Mountain Homes
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 75 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2004), 25 mins
This program explores the special considerations involved in building mountain homes. It visits such sites as Arturo Montorsi’s building renovation in the Italian Alps and Harold Robertson’s unique home in Whistler, British Columbia, which is supported by railway tresses.
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 75 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2004), 25 mins
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Homes by Design, 78, Living in the Country
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 78 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2004), 25 mins
This program explores the ranch style of housing and investigates its origins. It visits a ranch outside of Calgary, a 300-year-old French Canadian farmhouse on Isle d’Orléans in the St. Lawrence River, a renovated lumber mill in Alberta, and Robert LeBlond’s rugged design in Northern Ontario.
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 78 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2004), 25 mins
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Homes by Design, 606, 21st Century Contemporary
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 606 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2007), 25 mins
This program examines cutting edge home designs that challenge conventions. It looks at Bruce Haden’s design for a home to display an art and automobile collection, Paul de Ruiter’s synthesis of form and function, and Guillermo Ceppi and Veronica Silva’s design for a home inspired by their South American heritage.
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 606 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2007), 25 mins
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Homes by Design, 607, Teardowns and Infill
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 607 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2007), 25 mins
Many architects are recycling prime sites in urban neighborhoods by either infilling a new home or tearing down an existing one. This program shows three examples of “recycled” homes: John Patkau’s use of a narrow lot to build a home with a glass lap pool on the roof, Jaume Bach’s Barcelona home designed a...
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Barry Hobin, fl. 1999, Sound Venture, in Homes by Design, 607 (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2007), 25 mins
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