• No Building as Usual


    'No Building As Usual' addresses the urgent climate challenge in architecture by documenting the construction of Nest House—a sustainable home for two elderly individuals in the British countryside. The film showcases a collaborative effort involving 12 young individuals from underrepresented bac...

  • Paradigma Olivetti


    The documentary explores Olivetti's industrial design from Adriano's death to the 90s through the challenges of an era marked by rapid innovations: the transition from mechanical technology to electronics, up to IT and telecommunication era.

  • What Does it Take to Make a Building


    What Does It Take to Make a Building' is the second film in a series where Piers Taylor engages in intimate conversations with architects about their practices and influences. This installment features Sarah Wigglesworth, focusing on her socially and environmentally minded approach seen in the gr...

  • Zaha



    Zaha Hadid was a visionary. When she passed away in 2016 she left behind a body of work that is amongst the most recognisable and influential in the world. Here, her friend and fellow architect Eva Jiřičná reflects on her life and legacy.

  • In Conversation with Stephanie Mauro-Lipp & Damien Lipp

    Rory Fraser (Follies) hosts a Shelter Extras conversation with filmmakers Damien Lipp & Stephanie Mauro-Lipp about their projects Tiny Spaces and Churches of Iceland.

  • 2023 in Review

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  • Prospettiva Olivetti


    The film embarks on a journey through Olivetti's iconic buildings, spanning the 1960s to the 1980s. As it explores showrooms, factories, and headquarters designed by international architectural masters, the documentary weaves together personal narratives and archival materials. It reconstructs a ...

  • Prefab Future House


    Peter Stutchbury Architects new solution to prefabricated affordable housing from one of Australia’s most celebrated modern architects. A Shelter Original Film.

  • Churches of Iceland
    Movie + 1 extra

    Churches of Iceland

    Movie + 1 extra

    Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of Iceland's churches. These captivating examples of craftsmanship have been instrumental in shaping the country's architectural landscape since the arrival of Christianity in 1000 CE.

    Join us on a journey to discover the enchanting world of Iceland's ...

  • Concrete Landscape


    "Concrete Landscape" explores the emotional connection between celebrated architect Álvaro Siza and Brazil, as he discusses the design of the Iberê Camargo Foundation Museum in Porto Alegre while showcasing his other famous works, and the exhibition "Fio de Ariadne" that reflects on the future of...

  • The Proposal


    The Proposal follows conceptual artist Jill Magid as she develops a radical project to explore artistic legacy. At its heart is the work of the Pritzker Prize-winning Mexican architect Luis Barragán, which is aggressively “protected” and kept from the public by its copyright holders.

    By cultiva...

  • Tiny Spaces: Iceland

    1 season

    Escape the chaos of daily life with Tiny Spaces: Iceland - a series where less is more and a connection to nature is vital.

    Visit a breathtaking Glass Cottage under the Northern Lights, a Prefab Cabin nestled between a volcano and the ocean; a Water Tower painstakingly converted into a micro ho...

  • City Dreamers


    City Dreamers is a film about our changing urban environment and four trailblazing women architects who have been working, observing and thinking about the transformations shaping the cities of today and tomorrow for over 70 years.

    Phyllis Lambert, Blanche Lemco van Ginkel, Cornelia Hahn Oberl...

  • Mexity
    1 season


    1 season

    Cities today are not necessarily ones we want to live in. As the world becomes more urbanized, initiatives to improve urban environments are needed: Projects that transform the built environment or new ideas for improving the city of tomorrow.

    Mexity explores new relationships between architect...

  • Outside In
    Movie + 5 extras

    Outside In

    Movie + 5 extras

    Outside In examines the hard science behind a movement of healthy home design called biophilia, which suggests that building healthier homes can affect positive changes in our blood pressure, heart rate and stress hormones.

    The film features interviews with renowned architects about the future ...

  • Follies
    1 season


    1 season

    In this series, architectural historian and author Rory Fraser takes us on a journey to four of England’s best follies to discover what makes them some of the country’s most interesting architecture.

    From Gunpowder Plotters to nuclear bunkers and Lord of the Rings, Follies not only provides a u...

  • Design Story: Byron Bay

    1 season

    Design Story: Byron Bay explores why design in this part of Australia has become coveted the world over and includes well-known interior designers such as Louella Boitel-Gill and legendary locations such as Lune de Sang, The Range, Las Palmas, The Eltham Hotel, and Soma.

  • Tiny Spaces

    1 season

    Tiny Spaces delves into the stories behind small architectural dwellings in the native bushland of Victoria, Australia.

    "These miniature marvels of Australian architecture and interior design are small but perfectly formed. So too is each snack-sized episode directed and shot by award-win...

  • Where Architects Live


    8 architects, 8 houses, 8 stories, 8 paradigms of contemporary living. The diary of an exploration into the houses and private spaces of 8 protagonists of world architecture: Shigeru Ban, Mario Bellini, David Chipperfield, Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Zaha Hadid, Marcio Kogan, Daniel Libeskin...