Aboriginal Architecture Living Architecture

Aboriginal Architecture Living Architecture

| 1 h 32 min

Everyone is familiar with certain types of Aboriginal architecture. Traditional igloos and tepees are two of the most enduring symbols of North America itself. But how much do we really know about the types of structures Native Peoples designed, engineered and built? For more than three hundred years, Native communities in North America have had virtually no indigenous architecture. Communities have made do with low-cost government housing and community projects designed by strangers in far away places.

Thankfully, across the continent, political, financial and cultural changes have created a renaissance of Native design. Modern Aboriginal architects are turning to ancient forms, adapting them in response to changes in the natural and social environment, and creating contemporary structures that hearken to the past. Employing old and new materials and techniques, and with an emphasis on harmony and balance, Native designers are successfully melding current community needs with tradition. The resulting buildings are testaments to the enduring strength and ingenuity of Aboriginal design.

Featuring expert commentary and stunning imagery, Aboriginal Architecture Living Architecture provides a virtual tour of seven Aboriginal communities--Pueblo, Mohawk, Inuit, Crow, Navajo, Coast Salish and Haida--revealing how each is actively reinterpreting and adapting traditional forms for contemporary purposes.

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Générique
  • réalisateur
    Paul M. Rickard
  • producteur exécutif
    George Hargrave
    Sally Bochner
  • producteur
    Paul M. Rickard
    Janice Benthin
    Tamara Lynch
  • écriture
    Janice Benthin
    Paul M. Rickard
  • None
    Nick Huard
    Jesse Bochner
    Margaret Terreau
    Nutaaq Media Inc.
  • narrateur
    Katie Malloch
  • caméra
    Paul M. Rickard
  • caméra additionnelle
    George Hargrave
  • prise de son
    Nick Huard
  • monteur
    James Malloch
  • musique
    Janet Lumb
    Dino Giancola
  • montage son
    Chris Leon
  • recherche
    Reaghan Tarbell
    Pepper Obomsawin
  • correction des couleurs
    Dave Stonier