Museum Without Walls by Jonathan Meades

Film24. September 2012
By: John Hill
Museum Without Walls, a book by British cultural critic Jonathan Meades publihsed on September 28, directs ire at architects. Here he talks about some issues and places featured in the book.
Southend-on-Sea is an area east of London that boasts the longest pleasure pier in the world, which is now home to a Cultural Centre designed by White Architekter. This film documents the 170-ton building being delivered to the pier from the Tilbury Docks in Essex, where it was fabricated.
Photographer Pedro Kok documents the demolition of the Paulo Mendes da Rocha-designed Galeria Leme...which was rebuilt nearby.

Daeyang Gallery and House

Film16. July 2012
By: John Hill
The recently completed Daeyang Gallery and House in the hills of the Kangbuk section of Seoul, Korea, is documented in two videos by Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with Spirit of Space.

Most Liveable City: Zurich

Film 2. July 2012
By: John Hill
Monocle magazine's 2012 Quality of Life Survey has been released and Zurich, Switzerland—home to—tops the list.

BMW Guggenheim Lab Berlin

Film18. June 2012
By: John Hill
After threats of anti-gentrification protests, the Guggenheim moved the site of its BMW Guggenheim Lab from Kreuzberg to Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin. The Lab finally opened on June 15.

New Soweto Theatre Opens

Film 4. June 2012
By: John Hill
A new theatre has opened in Soweto, one of Johannesburg, South Africa's poorest neighborhoods. The colorful theatre is designed by Afritects.

ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower

Film21. May 2012
By: John Hill
The Guardian's Jonathan Jones takes viewers on a video tour of the ArcelorMittal Orbit tower in East London's Olympic Village. The red-steel maelstrom is the product of artist Anish Kapoor and engineer Cecil Balmond.

Der Lauf der Dinge

Film 7. May 2012
By: John Hill
In memory of Swiss artist David Weiss, who died on April 27, 2012: Der Lauf der Dinge (The Way Things Go), an artwork done with longtime collaborator Peter Fischli.

The Periphery of Perception

Film23. April 2012
By: John Hill
Twin brothers Ryan and Trevor Oakes devote their artwork to exploring visual perception and its representation. For an exhibition at EMPAC Rensselaer in Troy, New York, the brothers created an immersive drawing of the Grimshaw-designed concert hall.