Art & Architecture


High-Risk High-Rise 54 min.

Every year, hundreds of new skyscrapers are built around the globe. As nations vie for prestige, these shimmering towers are rising higher and higher. But for all their impressive engineering, are these buildings safe? Can we be sure how they will hold up in earthquakes, fires, and other potential disasters? What have—or haven’t—we learned from past tragedies?

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2022

New! Craft in America (Season 13) 120 min.

Craft in America explores America's creative spirit through the handmade. HARMONY celebrates the joy of music and the creation of handcrafted instruments. JEWELRY explores the history, artistry and impact of personal adornment.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Harmony: Craft in America (Season 13) 57 min.

HARMONY bridges the art forms of music and craft, celebrating the joy of music and the creation of handcrafted instruments. Featuring accordion maker Marc Savoy and the Savoy family, bow maker Susan Lipkins, luthier Doug Naselroad and the Appalachian Artisan Center Culture of Recovery Program, and artist Richard Jolley, whose monumental glass and steel sculpture inspired a violin concerto.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Jewelry: Craft in America (Season 13) 57 min.

JEWELRY explores the history, artistry, and impact of personal adornment. Featuring: classic jeweler Tom Herman; Harriete Estel Berman who creates jewelry with recycled materials; the legacy of modernist jeweler Art Smith; nature-inspired artist Gabrielle Gould; and Navajo/Hopi master jeweler Jesse Monongya.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Barn, Harrogate—George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations 47 min.

George Clarke takes us to Pott Bridge Farm in the Yorkshire Dales, where we follow Olly and Erin’s transformation of their 200-year old barn. What started off as a husk of stones and hay has been transformed into a sprawling, modern home filled with wood, glass, and colorful furniture.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Coach House, Tamworth—George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations 47 min.

In this episode, we travel to a small hamlet in Staffordshire. Adrian and Laura have bought the coach house of a former estate called Cliff Hall, and they plan to turn it into a multigenerational home. The coach house isn’t in the best condition, but we follow the ups and downs of their gut renovation that was knocked sideways by the pandemic.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Farm, Stockport—George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations 47 min.

We visit Manchester in this episode, where George meets Gordon and Lisa, proud owners of a rundown, 120-year old cattle shed and adjoining milking parlor that’s been in the family since the 1960s. We follow their journey as they renovate this into their first home together.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations 270 min.

How do you turn a building that was never intended for domestic use into a welcoming home? In this uplifting series, George Clarke breathes new life into industrial, commercial and agricultural buildings. From a former bank to a giant granary, George helps homemakers convert their property into a beautiful place to live. Inspired by the relaxation of planning regulations and the current enthusiasm...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Police Station, West Yorkshire—George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations 47 min.

This episode’s remarkable renovation is a police station in west Yorkshire. It’s owner, Rachel, transforms the space into a light and airy home with a nod to its original purpose—the home office still features the bars from its former life as a prison cell.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Stable, Humber—George Clarke’s Remarkable Renovations 47 min.

The advent of the motorcar led to thousands of stables across Britain being left to ruin. In this episode, one such example in Hessle is transformed into a beautiful retirement home for Jenni and Bernie.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021