Architecture on TV/Radio via Box of Broadcasts

BoBThe University subscribes to Box of Broadcasts (BoB) which lets you record any broadcast programmes from 60+ TV and radio channels.  These are then kept indefinitely and added to a growing media archive with all content shared by users across subscribing institutions.

You can link to BoB, and use your single sign-on to authenticate access when identifying your institution as University of Bath.

Programmes for Architecture

You can keyword search for TV and radio programmes on any topic and compile a playlist to view at any time. The following sample may be of particular interest to Architects:

TV

  • Architects of the Divine: The First Gothic Age – BBC 4, 2015
  • Berlin (German Genius season) – BBC 4, 2010
  • Brick by Brick: Rebuilding our Past – BBC 2, 2012
  • Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness: Concrete Poetry with Jonathan Meades – BBC 4, 2014
  • Dan Cruickshank’s Adventures in Architecture – BBC 1, 2008
  • Daniel Libeskind, the Making of an Architect – BBC4, 2007
  • Heritage! The Battle for Britain’s Past – BBC 4, 2013
  • How We Built Britain – BBC 2, 2013
  • Imagine… Frank Gehry: The Architect Says “Why Can’t I?” – BBC 1, 2015
  • Imagine… Richard Rogers: Inside Out – BBC 1, 2013
  • Imagine… Zaha Hadid: Who Dares Wins – BBC 1, 2013
  • Kevin McCloud’s Grand Tour – various episodes, Channel 4, 2009
  • Living with Modernism – BBC 4, 2008
  • Majesty and Mortar: Britain’s Great Palaces – BBC, 2014
  • Pugin: God’s own Architect – BBC 4 Documentary, 2012
  • Rebel Architecture – Al Jazeera English, 2015
  • The Belly of an Architect – Film4, 2015
  • The Fairytale Castles of King Ludwig II with Dan Cruickshank – BBC 4, 2015
  • The Genius of Design – BBC 2, 2010
  • The Genius of Photography – BBC 4, 2007
  • The Perfect House: The Life and Work of Palladio – BBC 4, 2008
  • The RIBA Stirling Prize, BBC News coverage (various years)
  • The Russian Revolutionary: Zaha Hadid on Kazimir Malevich – BBC 4, 2014
  • The Secret History of Our Streets – BBC 2, 2014
  • The Secret Life of Buildings – Channel 4, 2011
  • Vienna: City of Dreams – BBC 4, 2009
  • Visions of Space – BBC 4, 2008

Radio

  • Great Lives (Le Corbusier) – BBC Radio 4, 2014
  • Le Corbusier in Chandigarh – BBC Radio 3, 2011
  • Listed – BBC Radio 4, 2008
  • The British Mosque  – BBC Radio 4, 2014
  • The Essay: Architecture: The Fourth R – BBC Radio 3, 2011
  • The Politics of Architecture – BBC Radio 4, 2013
  • Unbuilding Detroit – BBC Radio 4, 2011

There is a vast wealth of content to explore, across many topics, not just architecture! Search Box of Broadcasts now!

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