Britain's architectural heritage the future of British building and building materials.

Year of Production: 1975

Color or Black and White?: Colour

Running Time: 20 mins

Shot List


00:00:00:00-00:05:00:00 vs of ruins of a church with title superimposed aerial pan from the white cliffs of Dover to the town vs high > of housing estates at the edge of green fields ws of lone figure walking down the lane between tow rows of terraced houses vs of street of terraced houses vs of classical buildings vs of the facades of gothic churches and cathedrals zo from two people standing on balcony of Tudor house over shop pan down from sunlight through trees to stone church ms of weather vane on top of building cu of buildings on pier Brighton ws of large country house viewed from other side of lake vs of vs styles ofhouses tudor thatched and stone farm houses vs ws of metal bridge spanning river

00:05:00:00-00:10:00:00 ws of interior of railway station ws of St Pancras station ws of children playing at the back of tenement houses / slums vs high > of terraced street zo from smoke coming out of chimneys / smoke stacks to ws of factory belching pollution into the town vs of people queueing at the bus-stop vs of different types of housing from high rise blocks of flats to semi-detached suburban houses vs of plane in Glasgow airport high > of cars driving on motorway( not busy ) vs of cars on motorway inc concrete bridge ws of workman holding container as it empties rubble / concrete zo from two men in building site to ws of housing estate under construction vs of vs concrete pieces in neat stacks / piles ws of huge foyer in station ws of children swimming in swimming pool vs of the facades of modern buildings vs ws of Hadrian's wall zo from dam in valley ws of truck passing a petrol station montage of shots showing the vs ways concrete can be used and the vs styles and textures zo to ws of two elephants in concrete pen ws of rhinoceros in concrete pen

00:10:00:00-00:15:00:00 vs of interior of modern concrete cathedral vs comparing the concrete pillar in the cathedral to the stone pillar of a ruined classical building vs of people in rowing boat going under a concrete bridge vs early seventies 70's street scenes ws of high rise building towering over other building vs of modern buildings beside old ones ws of city vs of supermarket sign and trolley park ws of people
crossing street ws of busy carpark ws of industrial chimneys / smoke stacks against horizon ws of television mast vs of modern schools and universities ws of stand at running track with athletes running past vs of slums and rundown derelict areas pan past huge blocks of flats vs 70s street scenes vs of modern housing estate with children playing vs of modern church ws of the rooftops of a town

00:15:00:00-00:20:04:00 vs of cars and trucks driving under a concrete bridge on a motorway ws of church spire above the trees with field meadow in fg ws of street in Bath vs of statues of Victoria and the lions of Trafalgar vs aerial shots of town as the edge of green fields ws of people walking across Waterloo Bridge vs of other concrete and metal bridges ws of cars driving on a motorway ws of castle Carnaervon
ws of industrial chimneys / smoke stacks / cooling towers ws of people walking past cafe in park ws of people walking through shopping mall end titles