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OU on the BBC: Free Thinking: RIBA

OU on the BBC: Free Thinking: RIBA Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Updated 05 Mar 2014
In this one-off programme recorded in association with The Open University, Free Thinking takes a look at The Brits Who Built the Modern World.

Blockholm

Blockholm Copyrighted image Credit: Blockholm
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Feb 2014
A new Stockholm in Minecraft.

OU on the BBC: The Brits Who Built The Modern World

OU on the BBC: The Brits Who Built The Modern World Copyrighted image Credit: Nathan Kendall/OFTV
Updated 03 Feb 2014
Join us for the series that tells the story of how an exceptional generation of British architects conquered the globe with their high-tech vision.

Building Stories

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Building Stories Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Updated 19 Nov 2013
Meet the architects and explore the stories behind some of Britain's most iconic buildings.

Journeys From The Centre Of The Earth - Episode guides

Journeys From The Centre Of The Earth - Episode guides Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Aug 2013
Programme-by-programme guides to Iain Stewart's geology series.

Thinking Allowed - The meaning of home

Thinking Allowed - The meaning of home Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Mar 2012
As Thinking Allowed airs from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), our academic explores how the meaning of home has changed  ...

What makes a great school? Oxley Park

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What makes a great school? Oxley Park
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Aug 2011
Success in attracting pupils to Oxley Park has meant design challenges to fit enough classrooms - but pupils are still enthusiastic about their...

What makes a great school? Water Hall

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What makes a great school? Water Hall Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Aug 2011
The rebuilt Water Hall School in Milton Keynes has found favour with the people who have to use it every day - the pupils. They shared with us...

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Art and Visual Culture: Medieval to Modern

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Art and Visual Culture: Medieval to Modern
Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 21 Nov 2013
What is art? What is visual culture? How have they changed through history? This unit explores the fundamental issues raised by the study of...

Brighton Pavilion

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Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
In this unit we examine the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, and its relationship to nineteenth century romanticism and exoticism. We begin with a...

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Myth in the Greek and Roman worlds

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Myth in the Greek and Roman worlds Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime
Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 30 Jul 2015 Register by 10 Sep 2015
Explore Greek and Roman myth through detailed study of individual works of literature, art and architecture combined with an examination of context...