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Film
on 3/31/17

Nearly one year after Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid died from a sudden heart attack, the Architects' Journal presents a half-hour documentary that "takes a look at her career, and legacy, through five stages which signal significant progressions in her work." John Hill


Film
on 3/28/17

The Louisiana Channel has posted an interview with Chinese architect Wang Shu, the subject of the exhibition The Architect's Studio: Wang Shu - Amateur Architecture Studio on display at the Louisiana Museum of... John Hill


Film
on 3/21/17

Artist Matthew Mazzotta's Cloud House in Springfield, Missouri, consists of an open-air pavilion, a sculptural cloud, two rocking chairs, and a rainwater collection system that are meant to illustrate the water cycle and "our fragile dependence on the natural systems that grow the... John Hill


Film
on 3/15/17

The Yale University Art Gallery has resurrected the mesmerizing Lumia compositions by artist Thomas Wilfred – including a piece commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in 1963 – as part of its exhibition Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light. John Hill


Film
on 3/9/17

Netflix is celebrating the creative industries in an eight-part documentary series, Abstract: The Art of Design, which portrays one designer per episode, each in a different field. Architecture is represented by none other than Bjarke Ingels. John Hill


Film
on 3/1/17

Accompanying the announcement that Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta of RCR Arquitectes have been selected as the 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize... John Hill


Film
on 2/24/17

A short film accompanies Apple's announcement that employees will start moving into Apple Park, the company's new 175-acre campus designed by Foster + Partners, in April. John Hill


Film
on 2/17/17

On 31 January 2017 Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha delievered a public lecture celebrating his receipt of the 2017 RIBA Royal Gold Medal. Earlier this week RIBA published the lecture online. John Hill


Film
on 2/14/17

Dave Made a Maze, a feature-length film that premiered last month at the Slamdance Festival in Park City, Utah, features a living room fort made of cardboard that, when entered, turns out to be a fantastical world with booby traps and monsters. John Hill


Film
on 2/1/17

On the occasion of the exhibition Zaha Hadid: Early Paintings and Drawings at the Serpentine Galleries in London, four "experimental virtual reality experiences" have been developed by Zaha Hadid Virtual... John Hill


Film
on 1/31/17

Late last year New York artist Jonathan Schipper installed a generic office space in Rice Gallery in Houston, Texas. Slowly and imperceptibly the cubicles and other office fixtures were destroyed via cables and a mechanical winch. A new film by Walley Films reveals the destruction. John Hill


Film
on 1/24/17

Architects Steven Holl and Dimitra Tsachrelia give viewers a tour – experientially and conceptually – through the Ex of IN House, a guest house located on 28 forested acres in Rhinebeck, New York. John Hill


Film
on 1/24/17

Two short films illustrate artist Heather Clark's three-piece exhibition, Maintenance, now on display at the Hillyer Art Space in Washington, DC. John Hill


Film
on 1/23/17

A Tomb with a View is a short film directed by Ryan J. Noth that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2014. It takes a look at the Memorial Necrópole Ecumênica, the world's tallest cemetery, located in Santos, Brazil. John Hill


Film
on 1/20/17

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel has released an interview with Reiulf D. Ramstad of Oslo's Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter. In the half-hour film he talks about his firm, his approach to... John Hill


Film
on 1/10/17

Nowness presents musician Charles Derenne's five-minute ode to the architecture Paris. You won't see the historical architecture that draws people to the city center. Instead, Derenne focuses on the concrete architecture of the periphery. John Hill


Film
on 12/19/16

To celebrate the January 2017 opening of the long-awaited Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany, HamburgMusik recently flew some drones through the Herzog & de Meuron-designed building. John Hill


Film
on 12/13/16

New York-based filmmaker Oscar Boyson, with the help of The Nantucket Project, ventured around the world to meet architects, planners, thinkers, government officials, and citizens in order to get a sense of where cities are heading. John Hill


Film
on 12/1/16

The recently published Contemporary European Architecture ATLAS collects, for the first time, all of the nominated projects from the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award—2,881 projects spanning from the first edition in 1988 to the... John Hill, Miriam Giordano


Film
on 11/29/16

It's been over a year since we last checked in on the construction of Norman Foster's "spaceship" for Apple in Cupertino, California. Drone footage by Sexton Videography reveals that the end is near. John Hill


Film
on 11/29/16

The Serpentine Pavilion Programme, in collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, has released a short film that presents the current pavilion and looks back at the history of the Serpentine Pavilion since its conception in 2000 by Serpentine Gallery Director Julia Peyton-Jones. John Hill


Film
on 11/23/16

Following the outrage caused by a "tone-deaf," post-election statement that the American Institute of Architects issued the day after the election of President-Elect Donald Trump, AIA CEO Robert F. Ivy and 2016 AIA President Russell Davidson issued a video apology. John Hill


Film
on 11/8/16

BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group and Hyperloop One have unveiled their vision for a high-speed tube connecting Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates through a short film highlighting the proposed 12-minute trip. John Hill


Film
on 11/2/16

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the people's-choice winners of its I Look Up Film Challenge, in which 47 competing teams produced short films within only one month. John Hill


Film
on 10/25/16

As part of the eleventh edition of Nuit Blanche Toronto, which took place the first night of October, the anonymous art group Luzinterruptus covered a street with softly illuminated books, the latest iteration of their Literature vs. Traffic installation. John Hill


Film
on 10/11/16

Junya Ishigami, who won the 2016 BSI Swiss Architectural Award earlier this year, speaks in a short film about the three projects – Kanagawa Institute of Technology Workshop, Japanese Pavilion at 2008 Venice Biennale, and "House with Plants" – that the John Hill


Film
on 9/26/16

In a fifteen-minute TED Talk from February 2016, Michael Murphy, co-founder of Boston's MASS Design Group, presents some of their "lo-fab" projects that embody "a holistic approach that produces community as well as (beautiful) buildings." John Hill


Film
on 9/19/16

The long-awaited National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), designed by David Adjaye, opens to the public in Washington, DC, on Saturday. A timelapse from EarthCam documents the building's construction. John Hill


Film
on 9/15/16

One day Robert Bezeau, a Canadian transplant living on the island of Bocas Del Toro in Panama, woke up from a dream and decided to build an entire village out of plastic bottles. A short film goes behind their construction and features a couple getting ready to move into the first plastic-bottle... John Hill


Film
on 8/31/16

MoMA PS1 invited German artist Katharina Grosse to transform an abandoned building at Fort Tidlen, a national park on the city's Rockaway peninsula. She explains the explosion of color in the landscape in a short film from the Museum of Modern Art. John Hill


Film
on 8/18/16

Tomas Koolhaas's much-anticipated documentary on his father, 71-year-old OMA leader Rem Koolhaas, will premiere at the 73rd Venice Film Festival, which runs from 31 August to 10 September 2016. John Hill


Film
on 8/16/16

California architect and digital innovator Greg Lynn gives viewer a tour of Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention, his third and last exhibition exploring architecture and digital technologies, on display at the Canadian Centre for Architecture until 16 October 2016. John Hill


Film
on 8/11/16

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. John Hill


Film
on 8/2/16

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. John Hill


Film
on 7/25/16

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. John Hill


Film
on 7/13/16

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. John Hill


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