• The American Exhibit at the Great Exhibition, 1851 

      Medina, Joyce D. (2014-09-03)
      Joyce D. Medina, Lecturer in the School of Industrial Design, shares some of the most popular attractions of the Great Exhibition, as well as the American exhibits and its impact on the exhibition as a whole.
    • The Builders: Fox, Henderson and Company 

      Bowen, Brian (2014-09-03)
      Brian Bowen, Professor of the Practice of Building Construction, discusses the mobilization of the construction industry to assemble the cast iron and glass behemoth known as The Crystal Palace.
    • Construction Logistics and Discussion 

      Bowen, Brian (2014-09-03)
      Brian Bowen, Professor of the Practice of Building Construction, discusses the logistics of The Crystal Palace's construction.
    • The Decoration: Owen Jones and Color in Design 

      Hollengreen, Laura (2014-09-03)
      Laura Hollengreen, Associate Professor of Architecture, discusses the design and decoration of The Crystal Palace by designer Owen Jones.
    • The Designer: Joseph Paxton / The Building 

      Craig, Robert M. (2014-09-03)
      Professor Emeritus of Architecture, Robert Craig, discusses The Crystal Palace's innovative design and the particular and unusual skills that its architect brought to bear on the project.
    • Industrial Materials and The Crystal Palace 

      Usselman, Steven W. (2014-09-03)
      Steve Usselman, Chair of the School of History, Technology, and Society, will provide critical information about the growing scope and efficiency of industrial production, particularly of coal and iron, which were critical ...
    • Introduction [Great Buildings & Structures that Made a Difference: The Crystal Palace, London, 1851] 

      French, Steve; Hollengreen, Laura (2014-09-03)
      Symposium introduction by the Dean of the College of Architecture, Steve French. "Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations", brief overview of the 1851 World's Fair exhibition, presented by Laura Hollengreen.
    • Materials and Structural Engineering 

      Kahn, Lawrence (2014-09-03)
      Professor Lawrence F. Kahn, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, discusses the structural engineering of The Crystal Palace.
    • Performance: The Thermal Environment (Or, Keeping Cool) 

      Brown, Jason (2014-09-03)
      Assistant Professor of Architecture, Jason Brown, assess the potentially challenging conditions for climate control for The Crystal Palace and its overall environmental performance.