Film

Studio Gang in Film

Film11. August 2016
By: John Hill
Jeanne Gang inside the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership in Kalazazoo, Michigan (Photo: Screenshot)
Chicago's Studio Gang Architects recently uploaded a number of short films on some of their completed buildings. Here we highlight a handful of the films, including one on their breakthrough Aqua Tower.

Envisioning 'The Shed'

Film 2. August 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
The Shed, part of the huge Hudson Yards development in New York that bills itself as the city's "new center for artistic invention," has released a fly-through animation of the Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) design now under construction.

MPavilion 2016 Unveiled

Film25. July 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
Bijoy Jain's design for the 2016 MPavilion – an event hub, meeting place and temporary landmark that will open in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens in October – has been unveiled in a short film.

Inside Nonotak's 'Hoshi'

Film13. July 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
Immerse yourself within Nonotak Studio's Hoshi – an installation that creates an "infinite space" through lights, mirrors and sound – courtesy of a 360-degree, virtual reality video from The Creators Project.
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Visitors to Anish Kapoor's ArcelorMittal Orbit in London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park now have the option of descending the 76-meter-tall tower via Carsten Höller's newly opened Tunnel Slide – the world's longest at 178 meters.
TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE

Peter Eisenman Interview

Film22. June 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
In the latest installment in an interview series that explores the philosophical concerns of architects exhibiting at "TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE," a collateral event at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, Peter Eisenman speaks about architectural education, history, drawing and meaning.
"Inverted Portal" (Photo: Screenshot)
The Tippet Rise Art Center opens tomorrow on an 11,500-acre (4,450-hectare) ranch just north of Yellowstone in Fishtail, Montana. Among its many artworks are a few pieces by architects Antón García-Abril and Débora Mesa of Ensamble Studio.

The Sound of Crinkling

Film16. June 2016
By: John Hill
"317 prepared dc-motors, papper bags, shipping container | Zimoun 2016" (Photo: Courtesy of Zimoun)
As part of Art Basel (16-19 June), Swiss artist Zimoun has installed hundreds of paper bags and DC motors inside an elevated shipping container. A small opening in the base of the container allows one visitor at a time to immerse themselves in the sound of the slowly moving bags.

Building the Tate Modern Extension

Film14. June 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
Watch the six-year construction of Herzog & de Meuron's extension of their 2000 Tate Modern on London's South Bank in this two-minute time-lapse film made by Lobster Pictures (via Wallpaper*). The "New Tate Modern" opens to the public on Friday.
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In a statement to Il Giornale dell'Architettura Patrik Schumacher, principal at Zaha Hadid Architects, describes Alejandro Aravena's Reporting from the Front as "confusing the general public on the tasks of contemporary architecture" and calls for its closure.