E2 - Design (Series 2) [DVD]

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Traversing the globe, the series chronicles important and exciting stories of green architecture made reality, in New York, Chicago, China and rural Mexico.Episodes explore: how Enrique Peñalosa, the former mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, used urban planning to create alternatives to automobile culture; architect Thom Mayne s San Francisco Federal Building, a potential model for the workplace of the future; the waterfront development of Borneo Sporenburg in Amsterdam, Holland high density, suburban-style housing without the sprawl; the Druk White Lotus School in Ladakh, India, an example of sustainable design driven by local culture and materials; the philosophy of developer Jonathan Rose toward affordable housing in New York City; and the tireless crusade of architect Ed Mazria to single-handedly convince the building sector to cut carbon emissions in half by 2030.

Category: Documentaries

Type: Region 2 DVD

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