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The same week that Barbados removed Queen Elizabeth as head of state and became a republic, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley announced the creation of the Barbados Heritage District, featuring a slavery memorial designed by Adjaye Associates, which released a short film visualizing the... John Hill


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OPEN Architecture's Chapel of Sound is a semi-outdoor concert hall this sits on the floor of a valley north of Beijing famous for hosting remnants of the Ming Dynasty Great Wall. A short film captures the spatial and acoustical qualities of the recently completed building. John Hill


Film
2 weeks ago

The Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow has unveiled SANAA's design that will revive The Hexagon, a building with six pavilions originally designed by Ivan Zholtovsky. Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa explain their design in a short film. John Hill


Film
3 weeks ago

As part of the two-part exhibition at Wrightwood 659, Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright, Chicago cultural historian emeritus Tim Samuelson gives short video tours of five demolished Louis Sullivan buildings in the Loop. John Hill


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3 weeks ago

M+ opened to the public on Friday, November 12, in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, in a building designed by Herzog & de Meuron. Billed as Asia’s first global museum of contemporary visual culture, M+ opened with approximately 1,500 works on display. A fifteen-minute film from... John Hill


Film
4 weeks ago

CROSSROADS: Life in the Resilient City is a short film by Nils Clauss and Neil Dowling that tells five stories in five cities — New York, Seoul, Mumbai, Paris, Nairobi — inspired by this year's Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

Ricardo E. Bofill — the son of famed architect Ricardo Bofill Levi, who founded Taller de Arquitectura in 1963 — answers "what is architecture?" and other questions posed by a group of architects from Innsbruck in the latest installment of WIA. John Hill


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1 month ago

A new short film from Spirit of Space captures people relaxing and playing in Brooklyn Bridge Park, the post-industrial waterfront park designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates that recently won the 2021 Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize. John Hill


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1 month ago

The wedge-shaped tower designed by Herzog & de Meuron for the SongEun Art and Cultural Foundation recently opened to the public in Seoul, complete with an exhibition on the Swiss architects. Jacques Herzog discusses the building and exhibition in a short film made by the firm. John Hill


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1 month ago

American architect Oswald Nagler discusses the "House without Walls" he designed more than sixty years ago in Rangoon, Burma — present-day Yangon, Myanmar — in a short film made by Eduard Kögel as part of the Encounters with Southeast Asian Modernism project. John Hill


Film
2 months ago

The winners of the Young Talent Architecture Award 2020 received their awards in a ceremony on September 28 at Palazzo Michiel in Venice. To celebrate their victories and the hard work the winners put into their student projects, here we present the short films documenting their projects —... John Hill


Film
2 months ago

Kieran Long, director of ArkDes and curator of Sigurd Lewerentz: Architect of Death and Life, speaks in a short film about the famous Swedish architect and the much-anticipated exhibition opening at ArkDes on October 1, 2021. John Hill


Film
2 months ago

The Playscape is a children’s community centre housed in a former industrial complex north of Beijing that dates to the 1970s. The design by waa (we architech anonymous) is a fantastical landscape of mounds, pipes, slides, nets, and other features depicted in a short film made by Studio FF. John Hill


Film
2 months ago

The winners of the Young Talent Architecture Award 2020 will be receive their awards during an event taking place on Tuesday, September 28, at Palazzo Michiel in Venice. Two debates and the award ceremony will be streamed live, from 3pm – 6:30pm CEST. Watch it live here.


Film
2 months ago

"Stop Architectural Deforestation!," a 15-minute film produced for Contested Modernities, now on display in Berlin, argues "that the discussion of heritage conservation has to move towards a more holistic view that includes an ethical discourse of environmental and social... John Hill


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2 months ago

The 2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial opened its three-month run on September 17. Unlike previous iterations that were headquartered at the Chicago Cultural Center, the 2021 event breaks free of the gallery, activating some vacant lots in a half-dozen neighborhoods through site-specific... John Hill


Film
2 months ago

The award ceremony for the 2021 Pritzker Architecture Prize, given to French architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal of Lacaton Vassal, was released on September 14th — taking place online for the second time in its 43-year history. John Hill


Film
2 months ago

The European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the second and final list of works competing for the 2022 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. Together with the first list announced in February, 532 works are in the running for the... John Hill


Film
on 9/2/21

The latest episode of "Architecture with Stewart," the YouTube channel of Stewart Hicks of Chicago's Design with Company, addresses Louis I. Kahn's assertion that a brick wants to be an arch. He goes on a tour of Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood with photographer and brick lover Will Quam. John Hill


Film
on 8/18/21

A new short film from Safdie Architects looks at the impact of Moshe Safdie's Habitat 67, the iconic residential structure built in Montreal in 1967. The film has been released to coincide with construction milestones on three of the firm's large residential projects, all of which build upon... John Hill


Film
on 8/3/21

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art speaks with artist Ibrahim Mahama about his installations that often consist of buildings covered with jute sacks, a material synonymous with the trade markets in Ghana, where he lives and works. John Hill


Film
on 7/6/21

Last summer we learned about public toilets designed by Tadao Ando, Shigeru Ban, and others popping up over Tokyo's Shibuya district. They have been joined by a "toilet village" at Nabeshima Shoto Park designed by Kengo Kuma, the latest facility in the Nippon Foundation's Tokyo Toilet... John Hill


Film
on 6/29/21

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art has released a 14-minute film with snippets of longer interviews they conducted with Renzo Piano, Tatiana Bilbao, Frank Gehry, Kengo Kuma, Anna Heringer, Norman Foster, Bjarke Ingels, Alejandro Aravena, Anne Lacaton, and Anupama Kundoo. John Hill


Film
on 6/22/21

Two new films from Tokyo's Key Operation Inc. take viewers inside a pair of recently completed apartment buildings in Yokohama designed by the firm for ZOOM. Though dramatically different in architectural expression, each project addresses the same functional and code considerations, while... John Hill


Film
on 6/15/21

Each week, we present one of the four expert lectures held at the ISH digital 2021. Markus Pfeil from Pfeil & Koch ingenieurgesellschaft, based in Stuttgart and Cologne, talks about the possibilities of climate protection in the building sector. Pfeil & Koch ingenieurgesellschaft


Film
on 6/8/21

Each week, we present one of the four expert lectures held at the ISH digital 2021. Barbara Runggatscher from noa* network of architecture, based in Bozen, Italy, and Berlin, talks about the interplay of technology, function, and design. noa* network of architecture


Film
on 6/3/21

Each week, we present one of the four expert lectures held at the ISH digital 2021. Designers Ana Vollenbroich and Annelen Schmidt-Vollenbroich of Düsseldorf's Nidus Studio talk about the evolution of the bathroom. Nidus Studio GmbH


Film
on 5/28/21

ISH, the world’s leading trade fair, was held digitally for the first time this year. Each week, we are presenting one of the four lectures organized by World-Architects. Each expert presented current projects and answered questions from the audience across 45 minutes. We start with Alexander... Alexander Brenner Architects


Film
on 5/17/21

The latest film from the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art features an interview with Kengo Kuma in his Tokyo office. Filmed in May 2020, the interviews features numerous in-progress international projects by the prolific architect as well as his thoughts on what architecture should address after... John Hill


Film
on 5/11/21

M. Arthur Gensler, Jr., founder of the global architecture and interior design firm Gensler, died on Monday, May 10, at the age of 85. A short film celebrates the life of Art, as he was known, featuring statements from the architect and businessman and photos spanning his 65-year career. John Hill


Film
on 5/5/21

A team led by Milan Ingegneria, with architecture by Labics and Fabio Fumagalli, has won a competition to design and build a retractable floor at the Flavian Amphitheater, the most visited site in Rome. A short film explains the complex workings of the movable wood floor. John Hill


Film
on 4/27/21

Two Architects is a 1966 documentary by Ron Parks that features James Stirling and James Gowan explaining their iconic, award-winning Leicester University Engineering Building. Digitized by Drawing Matter, the 18-minute film is now available online for anyone to watch. John Hill


Film
on 4/21/21

Christian Pagh, director and curator of the Oslo Architecture Triennale, has announced the theme for the 2022 iteration: Mission Neighbourhood – (Re)forming communities "will explore how we form the places we share." John Hill


Film
on 4/14/21

Tianjin Juilliard School was designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the same firm that expanded Juilliard's iconic New York home at Lincoln Center twelve years ago. A short film takes viewers inside the new building that welcomed its first students last fall. John Hill


Film
on 4/6/21

Paris's Bruther, the firm of Stéphanie Bru and Alexandre Theriot, is the recipient of the seventh biennial Swiss Architectural Award, as announced in early April. Three short films by Daniele Marucci show a trio of the firm's buildings in context and in use. John Hill


Film
on 3/30/21

"A Meeting with Architects" is a series of short films produced and hosted by Julia Zhu, featuring her interviews with Chinese architects Ma Yansong and Yung Ho Chang, European architects Álvaro Siza and Christian de Portzamparc, and Israeli-Canadian-American architect Moshe Safdie. John Hill


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