Item Details

Jean Prouve's House [electronic resource]

ARTE France
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
French designer Jean Prouvé sought to create houses as beautiful and rational as planes or cars. His vision of mass production in housing took a hit when he lost his factory. This film looks at the house he built for himself in 1953, and how it put into practice his architectural ideals; the house incarnates his most innovative ideas.
Release Date
2004
Run Time
25 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 11, 2015.
Series
Architectures-Achievements in Modern Architecture
Achievements in Modern Architecture
Contents
  • Introduction: Jean Prouve's House (1:01)
  • Prefabricated Houses (1:58)
  • Location of House (1:43)
  • House Layout (1:26)
  • House Construction (2:48)
  • Economizing (1:36)
  • Housing Panels (2:15)
  • Living Room (2:09)
  • Kitchen (0:59)
  • Variations on Common Principle (1:17)
  • Change in Plans (2:58)
  • Competing Solutions to Housing Crisis (1:34)
  • Criticism of Formalism (1:29)
  • Credits: Jean Prouve's House: Architectures - Achievements in Modern Architecture (0:32)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : ARTE France [2004]
New York, N.Y. : distributed by Films Media Group, 2015.
Publisher no.
  • 65319s Films Media Group
  • 65334 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (24 min., 15 sec.)) : sound, color.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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