Social Factors- Digital Short Film
Social Factors- Part 1 of the Documentary Trilogy Design as a Social Act (35 min)
This documentary explores how the perceived failure of modernist design and planning triggered the rise of social research in environmental design. Oral history interviews with Clare Cooper Marcus, Galen Cranz, Henry Sanoff, Sim Van der Ryn, and Robert Sommer illustrate the successes and the challenges faced in integrating social research into design education and practice.
For individual use only. Libraries and institutions should contact RAD for special licensing or purchase our DVD.
- Professors in Architectural Schools for showing in their classrooms
- Students and Young professional in Design Fields interested in social issues
- Non-Profit groups who address social justice issues in the built environment
Licensing and Screenings:
The purchase of a “Digital Copy for Personal Use” of Design as a Social Act: Social Factors entitles the purchaser to use for their personal collection only. It may not be held in a public or institutional library, or shared computer database. If you would like to put this film in your public or institutional library or database, please purchase our DVD for Libraries and Institutions or contact RAD for info about institutional licensing. If you are a teacher, professor or other professional and purchase a Digital Copy for Personal Use, you may use the video file to have a screening in your classroom, office, or home that does not charge entrance fees. With the personal use digital file, you are not licensed to have publicly advertised screenings unless you purchase the institutional copy or a screening permit from RAD. You are not licensed to share digital files by email, share drive, post files online, or otherwise distribute the digital file.