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Film
on 6/10/13

While the open-source movement has permeated software and other virtual areas, its implementation into the built realm has primarily been focused on small-scale products. The philosophy's application to architecture has been slow, but designer Alastair Parvin wants to speed things up with... John Hill


Film
on 5/13/13

Switzerland's Studio Zimoun are masters at manipulating space and sound through the use of repetitive elements and kinetic devices. Three recent installations in Germany, the Czech Republic, and Switzerland, documented through short films, really convey the sensory qualities that result from... John Hill


Film
on 4/29/13

This short film, edited by ViaViLi (Khaled Morgan and Elnaz Anzalchi), pieces together 20 clips of famous architects talking about architecture. It is a who's who of architects from the dawn of the television to our age of the Internet, spanning from the boastings of Frank Lloyd Wright to a... John Hill


Film
on 4/15/13

As part of the Sundance Film Festival held in Park City, Utah, in January, Brooklyn's Klip Collective mapped images onto the exterior of the New Frontier venue. Inspired by the Tom Waits song, "What's He Building in There?" the often surreal images give a peek inside the... John Hill


Film
on 3/18/13

The thirty-somethings at Humans Since 1982 have created the "A Million Times (Time Dubai)" installation for Design Days Dubai, running from March 18-21. The installation is made up of a grid of 288 black-and-white clocks that are synchronized via an iPad to create flowing patterns that... John Hill


Film
on 1/21/13

It's hard to not be charmed by this short animated film by Andrea Stinga and Federico Gonzalez that runs through 26 great architects and their most well known buildings, one for each letter of the alphabet. John Hill


Film
on 12/17/12

Director Elizabeth Priore and proprietor Robert Wennett take us inside 1111 Lincoln Road, the popular parking garage and event space in Miami Beach designed by Herzog & de Meuron. Wennett actually lives upstairs, something worth seeing in this short film. John Hill


Film
on 10/8/12

Andrew Grant of UK landscape architects Grant Associates gives a tour of Gardens by the Bay, a 21st-century botanic garden in Singapore that is marked by 18 Supertrees, Cooled Conservatories, and Themed Gardens. John Hill


Film
on 8/28/12

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. John Hill


Film
on 7/16/12

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. John Hill


Film
on 6/4/12

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


Film
on 5/21/12

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. John Hill


Film
on 5/7/12

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. John Hill


Film
on 4/23/12

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. John Hill


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