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  • Art House

    Acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Don Freeman explores handmade homes created and lived in by eleven distinguished American artists, shedding light on a unique architectural typology characterised by a D.I.Y. aesthetic, the appropriation of building techniques from art practice, and a fierce s...

  • Visual Acoustics - The Modernism of Julius Shulman

    Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, acclaimed by many as “the world’s most influential architectural photographer.” Shulman’s images embody the energy and optimism of Southern California in the second half of the 20th century and brought ...

  • Outside In

    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 ...

  • Clonakilty

    In 2006, when Pádraig Whooley and Lorraine Dufficey spent €265 thousand on their remote cottage at Rossmore in West Cork, they knew that - while the hilltop location was ideal - the house was far from it.

    The cottage is cramped and claustrophobic. The kitchen is tiny, it has one drawer and three...

  • 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...

  • Coast Modern

    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 ...

  • Architectones

    Between 2012 and 2014, Xavier Veilhan used music, light, and sculpture to activate Richard Neutras VDL Research House in Silver Lake, Pierre Koenigs Case Study House No. 21 in the Hollywood Hills, and buildings designed by Le Corbusier and Mies Van Der Rohe, among others.

    The histories and lega...

  • Foxrock

    Sisters, Margaret and Jodie Burke plan to share the house they both grew up in. "Jodie and I are like chalk and cheese, I still can't get over that we're sisters."

    The women need separate living spaces as well as communal areas for large family gatherings. It's a challenge for Dermot, and as he...

  • Zaha Hadid: An Architect, A Masterpiece

    One of the most celebrated architects in the world, Zaha Hadid was the first woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004. The Heydar Aliyev Center of Baku in Azerbaijan expresses a new kind of space in the city. Discovering the curves and secrets of this last amazing achievement, the...

  • Brasília: Life After Design

    Located 2000 kilometres from the Amazon and 18 hours from Rio, the city of Brasília - the capital of Brazil - is a mythical place: a concrete utopia born out of the desert. In 1956 at the rebirth of Brazilian democracy, visionary architect Oscar Niemeyer and urbanist Lúcio Costa invented an urba...

  • Laytown

    James and Annmarie Sowray live in an 1860's fisherman’s cottage on the seafront in Laytown Co. Meath. Local girl Annmarie was raised only 200 metres down the road and she knows how special it is to have the sea at her front door.

    From the minute they walked into their house in 2005, they loved i...

  • Harry Seidler: Modernist

    The first documentary retrospective of Harry Seidler’s architectural legacy, Harry Seidler: Modernist reveals an intimate portrait of his extraordinary life and internationally recognised work. Seidler is acclaimed as one of the greatest modernist architects. He won every architectural major priz...

  • In conversation: Danny Berish & David Fell

    Director Danny Berish and built environment researcher David Fell answer all your questions about biophilic housing and concepts discussed in the film "Outside In". Hosted by Andrew Spicer (Follies).

  • Sutton

    Jim and Siobhan Doyle live in a beautiful old house over looking Dublin Bay in Sutton. Siobhan grew up in the house and is very emotionally attached to it. So much so that ten years ago the couple bought the house from Siobhan's siblings.

    They haven't done any renovation work..until now and the...

  • Clontarf

    In 2003, Denise and Ben bought their 1940's house in Clontarf, North Dublin. When they bought the house it was in bedsits and they spent €50,000 converting it back into a 3 bedroom family home.

    "We put in a kind of make shift kitchen that was thrown together because we had no money left". Now f...

  • Amancio Williams

    A key figure in Argentine modern architecture, renowned and admired worldwide for his famous “House over the Creek”, which was left in ruins after a fire. The documentary depicts Amancio Williams´ life, work, and emblematic projects: his innovative ideas and proposals, Le Corbusier's recognition,...

  • Dundalk

    Yvonne and John live in a housing estate in Dundalk with their two children. Four years ago, they decided to buy their next-door neighbours house.

    The house has been unoccupied since they bought it. Going against the norm, they have decided to knock two houses into one - a challenge Dermot's nev...

  • Magical Imperfection: The Life and Architecture of Raymond Moriyama

    The inspirational story of world-renowned Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama. Imprisoned in his own country during the 1940s because of his race, Ray found the strength to overcome injustice and prejudice on his journey to artistic excellence. His groundbreaking works, including the Ontario Scie...

  • Dalkey

    Thirteen years ago Brian and Julie Keane found a location that suited them perfectly, but a house that didn’t.

    Brian and Julie live in Dalkey, South County Dublin. Julie is an airhostess who has a passion for fashion. In their three-bedroom house she has run out of space for all her clothes, ha...