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  • Lapa Rios

    In the heart of Costa Rica, paradise exists: the Lapa Rios.
    Two Americans head this adventure that started in the 1990s: Karen Lewis and her husband left the US and invested all of their savings in a single dream: building 17 bungalows in complete harmony with their surroundings while respectin...

  • Architecture on the Edge: Season 1

    1 season

    The works of Chilean architecture are sharply man-made, rough, cosmic and oceanic. These breathtaking designs are built on salt blankets in the desert, on the edge of oceans, cradled amongst mountains, grasping to an earthquake prone land.

  • Oscar Niemeyer: Life is Breath

    Movie

    Produced in Brazil to coincide with Oscar Niemeyer’s 100th birthday. Still working and speaking with an extraordinarily clarity and intellect that’s undiminished by age, Niemeyer recounts his long life and remarkably prolific output and philosophy. This included producing designs for Brasilia (bu...

  • Do More With Less

    Movie

    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.

  • Unfinished Spaces

    Movie

    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.

  • Tiny Spaces

    1 season

    This exclusive Shelter Original series delves into the stories behind small architectural dwellings in the native bushland of Victoria, Australia.

    Explore the beautifully remote, intimate, and simple shelters of Tiny Spaces.

  • Where Architects Live

    Movie

    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...

  • Eco Friendly House - Tijuana

    Going against traditional construction modes to build a family house that is economical, functional but most importantly sustainable is a dream for most, but not for all; some have managed to make the dream a reality.

    In Tijuana, Mexico, Javier and Marta chose to build their eco-friendly house b...

  • Container House

    In Costa Rica, in the western suburbs of the capital San Jose, the residential neighbourhood of Escazú hides a surprising form of architecture: a large house of 340 square metres entirely made of old naval containers. A dream come true for professional photographer Sergio Pucci, who asked his arc...