The Resource Another Way of Living

Another Way of Living

Label
Another Way of Living
Title
Another Way of Living
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the early 1960’s Robert Simon had a vision for American life that was radically different from 1950's post-war suburban sprawl, which he felt isolated people. Simon dreamed of "another way of living" that valued community, nature, diversity and social equity. This innovative American planner set out to build a new kind of walkable suburban community that integrated citizens across racial, economic, and religious divides. His ambitious vision was realized in Reston, Virginia...Inspired by the hill towns of Italy, Simon purchased 6,750 acres of farmland in Virginia with the intention of building a robust, inclusive community. The idea of a fully integrated community was unheard of at the time in Virginia, historically a Confederate state that was resisting integration. But Reston managed to draw in people who appreciated his unique vision as full of new opportunities...Despite early challenges, including serious financial struggles, the town became an international model, inspiring new trends in suburban development - mixing residential and commercial zones, and creating open spaces and plazas to promote community. Simon's work to integrate nature into everyday living and reduce car dependency was also revolutionary among his contemporaries...After a 20-year absence, Robert Simon returned to Reston as a community activist, working with other residents to ensure the town of 60,000 remains true to its founding principles, despite 21st century challenges presented by rapid urbanization and rising housing costs
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by The Video Project in 2015
Language note
In English
Runtime
68
Technique
live action
Label
Another Way of Living
Link
http://cuyahogalibrary.kanopystreaming.com/node/267747
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1kanocm01267746
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (69 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1267746
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Another Way of Living
Link
http://cuyahogalibrary.kanopystreaming.com/node/267747
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1kanocm01267746
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (69 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1267746
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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