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Film
1 week ago

NOWNESS, in the latest installment of its "Constructed Views" series, presents a profile of Etsuro Sotoo, the sculptor who left Japan in 1978 for Barcelona and has since devoted himself to the completion of Antoni Gaudí's Sagrada Familia. John Hill


Film
2 weeks ago

The American Institute of Architects has launched this year's AIA Film Challenge, asking filmmakers, architects, and storytellers in the United States to submit mini documentaries (60- to 90-second videos) that can be during stay-at-home orders. John Hill


Film
4 weeks ago

Amnesty International and SITU Studio, an architectural practice based in Brooklyn, have released Choking Dissent: How Tear Gas is Used to Crush Protests, a video analysis that explores the mechanics of tear gas and how the "less lethal" munition interacts with spaces of protest. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

Swiss furniture company Vitra is making the 90-minute film from 2018 Chair Times: A History of Seating – From 1800 to Today available to watch for free on its website, alongside sixteen short "Chair Stories." John Hill


Film
1 month ago

A new short film by Jim Stephenson and Laura Mark mixes visits to some of Zaha Hadid's buildings — Vitra Fire Station, MAXXI, London Aquatics Centre — with remembrances of the late architect by Eva Jiřičná. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

Every Friday the Swiss Architecture Museum is holding "S AM Calls," in which S AM director Andreas Ruby talks with architects, urbanists, and others about the significance of the "coronavirus condition" on architecture and cities. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

As part of its ongoing Texture & Transparency series, The Glass House has released a virtual tour of the Studio, one of ten structures on Philip Johnson's New Canaan, Connecticut, estate. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

Spaceship Earth is a new documentary directed by Matt Wolf that tells the story of Biosphere 2, the experimental laboratory in the Arizona desert that housed eight scientists for two years nearly thirty years ago. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Labóh are hosting the second European Conference on Architecture & the Media online from May 11 to May 14. Stream the talks and conversations here.


Film
2 months ago

Santiago Calatrava's design has been selected in a competition to build a new highway bridge over the Rhine River west of Eglisau, Switzerland. A short film presents a model of the winning design. John Hill


Film
2 months ago

As part of The World Around's online symposium held on Earth Day, Andrés Jaque of the Office for Political Innovation and Iván López Munuera made a 14-minute film about the "massive architectural transformation... John Hill


Film
2 months ago

One of the ways architects have been helping with the COVID-19 pandemic is making face shields and other PPE with the 3D printers in their office. A shield from ICD caught our attention for its simplicity: one sheet of plastic, two folds, two holes, and one rubber band. John Hill


Film
on 07/04/2020

The first dozen films and lectures in SpazioFMG's ongoing "The Architects Series" are available to stream online. Here we highlight seven of the films about World-Architects member firms. John Hill


Film
on 03/04/2020

A short film by architectural photographer Jim Stephenson explores the architecture of Walmer Yard, the residential building in London designed by Peter Salter with Fenella Collingridge for developer Crispin Kelly. John Hill


Film
on 26/03/2020

The 2019 MPavilion, designed by Australian architect Glenn Murcutt, closed on March 18 after its four-month run in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens. A new podcast series includes a conversation between Murcutt and MPavilion organizer Naomi Milgrom. John Hill


Film
on 17/03/2020

The Junshan Cultural Center is a clubhouse and sales center catering to a development north of Beijing, near the Miyun Reservoir. A short film takes viewers above, around, and inside Neri&Hu's... John Hill


Film
on 03/03/2020

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara talk about each other, the work of Grafton Architects, and the responsibility of architects in our age of environmental crises, in a trio of films made on the occasion of being named the John Hill


Film
on 18/02/2020

The design of the gift shop inside Jean Nouvel's National Museum of Qatar was inspired by caves, as explained by architect Koichi Takada in a short film from ERCO. John Hill


Film
on 12/02/2020

In just over a week Countryside, The Future opens at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Five years in the making, the much-anticipated research-based exhibition curated by OMA's Rem Koolhaas and AMO's Samir Bantal will take over the whole of the museum's rotunda. John Hill


Film
on 05/02/2020

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels spoke with PLANE—SITE in BIG's Brooklyn office, in the last of three videos being released before the European Cultural Centre's Time-Space-Existence exhibition that opens in Venice in May. John Hill


Film
on 24/01/2020

NOWNESS presents a short film directed by Milanese filmmaker Michele Foti that uses Giancarlo De Carlo's masterpiece, the Collegi Universitari di Urbino, as a backdrop for a "mysterious debate" between two people described in subtitles and accompanied by the sounds of students and discordant... John Hill


Film
on 08/01/2020

At the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, carmaker Toyota has unveiled plans to build Woven City, a prototypical city of the future located near Mt. Fuji and designed by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group. John Hill


Film
on 19/12/2019

Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill, who recently celebrated his 80th birthday, spoke with PLANE—SITE in the second of three videos being released before the European Cultural Centre's... John Hill


Film
on 10/12/2019

Pritzker Prize-winning Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi spoke with PLANE—SITE in the first of three videos being released before the European Cultural Centre's Time-Space-Existence exhibition that opens in Venice in May and coincides with the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale. John Hill


Film
on 20/11/2019

A new trailer for Bêka & Lemoine's ongoing Homo Urbanus series — what the filmmakers call "a huge cinematic odyssey shot in many different cities" — features footage of the floods Venice has been battling recently. John Hill


Film
on 19/11/2019

The latest architectural feature from the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel focuses on Balkrishna Doshi, the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner and the subject of a major retrospective at the Vitra Design Museum earlier this year. John Hill


Film
on 14/11/2019

Ed Mazria, founder and CEO of Architecture 2030, is profiled in a short film from Redshift by Autodesk, which reveals his path from basketball to architecture to a non-profit aimed at making the built environment "a central part of the solution to the climate crisis" rather than a contributor... John Hill


Film
on 12/11/2019

Luftwerk and Iker Gil have taken the laser light show they installed at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona earlier this year and transported it to another Mies masterpiece: the Farnsworth House... John Hill


Film
on 29/10/2019

Arup has been the most familiar name in engineering for the last half-century, the global firm involved in buildings designed by Norman Foster, Renzo Piano, and many others. But who was Ove Arup? The firm has made Ove Arup: The Philosopher Engineer, a 2015 documentary directed by Taghi... John Hill


Film
on 17/10/2019

The Glass House has posted a couple videos from its annual summer party, one of Philippe Petit performing an "Aerial Surprise" and the other a "walking history" with photographer David McCabe. John Hill


Film
on 03/10/2019

In late August the six winners of the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced. Now the Aga Khan Development Network has uploaded short videos that feature architects and clients... John Hill


Film
on 20/09/2019

Musician Max Cooper takes repetition in the built environment to absurd extremes in a hypnotic short film featuring seamlessly edited special effects directed by filmmaker Kevin McGloughlin. John Hill


Film
on 10/09/2019

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel has released a "cordial conversation" between Swiss architect Jacques Herzog and Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao, "two long-time friends and titans of architecture." John Hill


Film
on 05/09/2019

A new short film from Seeker dives into the design and construction of AI SpaceFactory's MARSHA prototype, which won the NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge earlier this year. Although designed for Mars,... John Hill


Film
on 20/08/2019

A new short film from PLANE—SITE reveals the playful design process of Colombian architect Giancarlo Mazzanti, head of Bogotá's El Equipo Mazzanti. John Hill


Film
on 31/07/2019

Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello of Rael San Fratello have turned a small portion of the US-Mexico border into a literal playground with the installation of pink teeter totters that allow children — and adults — on both sides of the wall to play together. John Hill


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