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Housing Styles [electronic resource]

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Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
The study of American homes is an architectural tour through time. This video shows examples of a variety of influential housing styles from the 1800s to today. Featured styles include Georgian and Dutch colonial, French, Spanish, neo-Classical, Tudor, Victorian, Cape Cod, brownstone, prairie, craftsman, ranch, multilevel, split-entry, international, contemporary, and eclectic. A mix of basic and intermediate architectural terms such as gable, hip roof, dormer, quoin, bay window, frieze, cornice, and broken pediment are defined. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
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18 min.
9 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Apr. 14, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Georgian Colonial Architecture (1:19)
  • Dutch Colonial and Cape Cod Architectural Styles (1:03)
  • Tudor Style Architecture (0:59)
  • French and Neoclassical Style Architecture (1:29)
  • Spanish Style Architecture (0:45)
  • Architectural Terms (1:18)
  • Victorian Architecture (1:43)
  • American Brownstone (0:50)
  • Prairie Style Architecture (1:10)
  • Craftsman Style (1:23)
  • Ranch and Multi-Level Home (1:39)
  • International Style (0:47)
  • Contemporary and Eclectic Styles (1:08)
  • Architectural Terms (1:29)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2001.
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41193 Films Media Group
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1 streaming video file (18 min.) : sd., col., digital file. + instructional materials (online)
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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