Architecture & Engineering Movies on DVD

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  • A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama (1987)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Taking decades to complete and resulting in thousands of deaths during its creation, the Panama Canal provides a valuable shipping link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and stands as one of history's ... more

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  • Antonio Gaudi (1984)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Director:  Hiroshi Teshigahara | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    From Japanese director Hiroshi Teshigahara ("Woman in the Dunes") comes a sensual documentary look at the unique and haunting works of 19th-century Spanish architect Antonio Gaudi. The innovative Catalan's ... more

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  • Art Of Faith (2008)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    How do the tenets of the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim faiths manifest themselves in architecture? This fascinating documentary examines significant structures from all three religions in an exploration ... more

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  • Building Big: Boxed Set (2000)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  Yes

    Format:     DVD 

    Author David Macaulay hosts this five-disc series that details the designing and construction of some of the largest and most sublime structures built by modern man. Included in the set are "Bridges," ... more

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  • Building The Great Cathedrals (2010)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  Yes

    Format:     DVD 

    Explore the dazzling architecture of medieval cathedrals in this "Nova" program that celebrates the grandeur of these immense houses of worship. As many of these structures weaken to the point they might ... more

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  • Colossal Collection

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  Yes

    Format:     DVD 

    Marvel at engineering feats from around the world in this compilation of Discovery Channel programs! Profiling impressively constructed and innovative stadiums, skyscrapers, underground cities, and more, ... more

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  • D'Annunzio's Cave (D'Annunzios Hohle) (2005)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Director:  Heinz Emigholz | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Enter the psyche of proto-Fascist Italian poet Gabriele d'Annunzio with this compelling documentary tour of the Villa Cargnacco, a multi-room residence integral to the structure of the Vittoriale, a ... more

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  • Design: e2 (2006)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  Yes

    Format:     DVD 

    Sure to provoke curiosity and interest from anyone concerned about environmental issues, this fascinating series of programs explores what goes into designing a "green-friendly" building in the modern ... more

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  • Engineering An Empire (2006)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    How did ancient civilizations achieve such sophisticated feats of architectural engineering without the technology enjoyed by modern man? This riveting series from the History Channel reveals the magnificent ... more

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  • Engineering An Empire: Collector's Edition

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    How did ancient civilizations achieve such sophisticated feats of architectural engineering without the technology enjoyed by modern man? This riveting series from the History Channel reveals the magnificent ... more

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  • Engineering An Empire: The Complete Series (2006)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    How did ancient civilizations achieve such sophisticated feats of architectural engineering without the technology enjoyed by modern man? This riveting series from the History Channel reveals the magnificent ... more

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  • Engineering The Impossible (2007)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    How did they do it? Without the advanced technologies ubiquitous in the modern age, the seemingly miraculous Colosseum, Chartres Cathedral, and Great Pyramid of Giza were built employing the surprising ... more

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  • Extreme Engineering: Collection One (2003)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Episodes include "Widening the Panama Canal," "Boston's Big Dig," "Building Hong Kong's Airport," "Tunneling Under the Alps," "Iceland Tunnels," "Container Ships," "Oakland Bay Bridge," and "Venice Flood ... more

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  • Extreme Engineering: Collection Two (2009)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Episodes include "Tokyo's Sky City," "Transatlantic Tunnel," "Subways in America," "Bridging the Bering Strait," "Turning Torso," "Millau Verdict," "Biggest Warship," and "Big Easy Rebuild." 5 3/4 hrs. ... more

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  • Goff In The Desert (2003)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Never formally educated as an architect, American original Bruce Goff began his apprenticeship at age 12, developing a style that stood far apart from most of his 20th-century contemporaries. Primarily ... more

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  • Great Expectations (2007)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD  | Starring: Moshe Safdie, Jacque Fresco, Antti Lovag

    Can revolutionary architecture change the human future? This visually stunning documentary examines some of the most spectacular structures built from the outset of the 20th century to the cutting-edge ... more

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  • Hearst Castle

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Renowned for its opulent construction and immeasurable extravagances, William Randolph Hearst's San Simeon is toured in this entertaining documentary. Built in 1919, the California mansion fictionalized ... more

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  • Hearst Castle At San Simeon (1998)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Was it actually "the costliest monument a man has ever built to himself"? The astonishing, ostentatious inspiration for the fictional Xanadu estate of "Citizen Kane," William Randolph Hearst's San Simeon ... more

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  • Hearst Castle: Building The Dream (1999)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Director:  Bruce Neibaur | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Take a tour of California's incredible Hearst Castle, built by newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst and inspired by his many trips to European castles. From the mansion's priceless furnishings to ... more

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  • Hoover Dam (1999)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Black & White / Color | Closed Captioned:  Yes

    Format:     DVD  | Starring: David Mccullough, Peter Coyote

    Constructed over a five-year period at the height of the Great Depression, Hoover Dam rises over 700 feet above the mighty Colorado River it was built to tame and stands as a marvel of modern engineering. ... more

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  • Hoover Dam: The Historic Construction (1999)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Named after U.S. President Herbert Hoover (who was instrumental in its building), the Hoover Dam is an engineering marvel with a colorful history. The perils faced by laborers toiling in oppressive heat ... more

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  • How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster? (2010)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    From New York's Hearst Building to London's Swiss Re Tower to Berlin's Reichstag, this documentary girdles the globe to explore the life and works of iconic architect Norman Foster. The humble beginnings ... more

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  • Le Corbusier (1957)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Director:  Pierre Kast | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    A fascinating documentary that explores the marvelous achievements of the famed architect who helped shape the 20th century. Le Corbusier's revolutionary ideas took him from the hills of France to the ... more

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  • Magnificent Obsession: Frank Lloyd Wright's Buildings And Legacy In Japan (2004)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Rated:  NR | Color:  Black & White / Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Facing personal turmoil in the U.S., renowned American architect Frank Lloyd Wright embarked on an ambitious project in Japan: the six-year effort to construct Tokyo's Imperial Hotel. By the time the ... more

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  • Maillart's Bridges (Maillarts Brucken) (2001)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Taking an unconventional approach to relating the life and work of Swiss civil engineer Robert Maillart, this documentary by Heinz Emigholz focuses on up-close examinations of Maillart's extraordinary ... more

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  • Megacities (2011)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  Yes

    Format:     DVD 

    BBC journalist Andrew Marr is your guide for this tour of five of the world's largest cities. This beautifully photographed documentary program follows Marr to London, Dhaka (in Bangladesh), Tokyo, Mexico ... more

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  • MegaStructures Collection (2004)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Two-disc collection of episodes from the National Geographic series includes "Mega Plane," which profiles the mammoth C-5 Galaxy, used to transport supplies to Iraq; "Inside a Super Casino," revealing ... more

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  • Olmsted And America's Urban Parks (2011)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  Yes

    Format:     DVD 

    More than a century after his passing, the efforts and craft of pioneering urban landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted continue to be enjoyed and cherished by communities across North America. This ... more

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  • Regular Or Super: Views On Mies Van Der Rohe (2004)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    The life and works of German-born American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe are the focus of this stylish documentary. Peers such as Rem Koolhaas, Elizabeth Diller, Phyllis Lambert, Joseph Fujikawa, ... more

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  • Rem Koolhaas: A Kind Of Architect (2008)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas has created many outstanding works, including the Dutch Embassy in Berlin, the Casa da Musica concert hall in Porto, and the Guggenheim Heritage Museum in Las Vegas. ... more

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  • Restoration Of Frank Lloyd Wright's Heurtley House (2003)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Desperately in need of renovation, the influential prairie-style home designed in 1902 by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright was at last rescued with a five-year restoration effort by its new owners. ... more

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  • Schindler's Houses (2007)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Director:  Heinz Emigholz | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    This unusual documentary from writer/director Heinz Emigholz celebrates the style of Austrian-American architect Rudolf Schindler. Featuring a mostly static series of images focused on 40 Schindler houses ... more

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  • Sullivan's Banks (Sullivans Banken) (2001)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Called the "father of modernism," Chicago-based architect Louis Sullivan is the subject of this documentary that showcases the majesty of eight banks he designed for small towns throughout the heartland ... more

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  • Super Bridge (1997)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  Yes

    Format:     DVD  | Starring: Hal Holbrook

    It was a huge gamble, but one that paid off handsomely for the engineers and construction teams responsible for building the new Clark Bridge, which boasts a spectacular and innovative variation on the ... more

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  • Super Skyscrapers (2014)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  Yes

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    Soaring high above the heights of conventional skyscrapers, modern "super skyscrapers" such as New York's One World Trade Center and One57, London's Leadenhall Building, and the Shanghai Tower are showcased ... more

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  • The Genius Of Design (2010)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  Yes

    Format:     DVD 

    While the world engages in debates over whether or not the universe has an "intelligent designer," there's little doubt in anyone's mind that there are many humans making modern life possible with their ... more

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  • The Oyler House: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat (2012)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Rated:  NR | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    In part profiling the "father of California Modern Architecture," praised by Time magazine in 1949 as being second only to Frank Lloyd Wright, this documentary shares the story of how famous architect ... more

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  • World's Toughest Fixes: Season 2 (2009)

    Genre: Documentary
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    Category:  Documentary | Color:  Color | Closed Captioned:  No

    Format:     DVD 

    Three-disc set includes the programs "Columbia River Dam," "Satellite Launch," "Atom Smasher," "Extreme Heights," "Cruise Ship Overhaul," and six more. 9 hrs. total. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English ... more

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