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Gordon Benson: Genesis of a Museum

Synopsis
Architect Gordon Benson of Benson Forsyth talks about designing a museum for Edinburgh which reflects the city’s geology, topography, history, development and characteristics; has the genetic structure of the city of which it is a part, as well as the genes of what it is itself; to house the country’s historical collections of artefacts in such a way as to reflect their place of origin, period and category.
Series
Pidgeon Audio-Visual Library, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Audiocassette. 40 min. 24 slides. col.
Year of production
2000
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £50.00 (+VAT inc. p&p)
Subjects
Architecture
Keywords
architectural design; Edinburgh; museums; Scotland

Credits

Writer
Gordon Benson
Cast
Gordon Benson 

Production Company

Name

Pidgeon Audio Visual

Notes
see World Microfilms and Pidgeon Digital

Distributor

Name

World Microfilms

Contact
Stephen Albert
Email
microworld@ndirect.co.uk
Web
http://www.microworld.uk.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7586 4499
Fax
020 7722 1068
Address
PO Box 35488
St John’s Wood
London
NW8 6WD
Notes
World Microfilms distributes the Audio Forum collection of CDs for language learning and the Sussex Tapes library of video and audio material for sixth form and undergraduate teaching. The Sussex Tapes collection concentrates on the areas of English, history and music. Architecture programmes from the Masters of Architecture and Pidgeon Digital (qv) series of slides are sold on DVD as well as being accessible online via subscription.

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