"Reflecting our love of cinema that features great architecture, this edit begins with several documentaries that are either movie-related or which include some of cinema's greatest architectural stars. We've also chosen some excellent urban design documentaries, several inspiring titles looking at social/grassroots architecture initiatives around the world, and a portrait of a pioneering female architect whose talent and influence was overlooked in her lifetime." - Katie Philpott, Editor, Architecture+Film.
A website showcasing movies and documentaries in which architecture and urbanism have a starring role.
Cuba's ambitious National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists in the wake of Castro's Revolution, is neglected, nearly forgotten, then ultimately rediscovered as a visionary architectural masterpiece.
Located on a remote pristine mountain on a sheep station outside Mudgee, NSW, Australia. Situated at the edge of a ridge surrounded by large granite boulders and ancient dead trees, the building has panoramic views for hundreds of miles to the horizon.
Do More With Less shows how young Latin American architects are bringing about a change in practice by offering a new understanding of the way the profession interacts with society. Rethinking the use of materials, academia, and the power of community and team work.
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents who called it home.
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth seeks to set the historical record straight. To...
In the 1960’s, as the cities collapsed and the suburbs sprawled, Athelstan Spilhaus had a vision: A futuristic city for 250,000 residents, engineered from scratch in the isolated woods of northern Minnesota, to solve the twin urban and environmental crises.
Travelling along the Pacific North West coastline from LA to Vancouver, the film showcases the pioneers of West Coast Modernist Architecture, and the homes that have become their legacies. Stepping inside the most inspired dwellings on the west coast, we feel how the light and space of a classic ...
The portrait of a house without supporting walls. A bold dome made of concrete, an open space – right in the middle of the bizarre rock formations of a rugged coast made of reddish granite.
The house belonged to actress Monica Vitti and director Michelangelo Antonioni. The emptiness of the “cupo...
Renowned architectural filmmaker Murray Grigor explores John Lautner's dramatic spaces with choreographed camera moves, as Lautner himself provides the commentary, speaking with insight and wit in recordings culled from archival sources.