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  • Loving Gio Ponti

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    A picture of the man and the architect, aspiring painter, promoter ante litteram of Italian design who, in more than fifty years of activity, has tried it all – arts, occupations, objects, architecture and material – with untiring energy, from small to big, from the design of a handle to the form...

  • Art of Faith: Season 1

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    Art of Faith I is a sumptuous visual experience exploring the architecture and art of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Presented and narrated by the broadcaster, John McCarthy, the series visits many of the greatest and most significant religious buildings, exploring how the passions and complex...

  • Paolo Soleri: Beyond Form

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    Genre and ground-breaking architect Paolo Soleri remains largely unknown outside of architectural circles, but his legacy as an artist, builder and urban theorist is staggering.

    Narrated by actor-activist Peter Coyote, this documentary takes a close look at Soleri’s origins and lifelong labour ...

  • Mies on Scene: Barcelona in Two Acts

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    The Barcelona Pavilion, the masterpiece with which Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich staged their revolutionary ideas in 1929, changed the History of architecture forever. It only existed for eight months but paradoxically its image was always alive in the minds of generations of architects aroun...

  • The Range

    Childhood memories of the Canary Islands and a joint sabbatical in Spain became key influences on the design of Emma and Tom Lane’s finca inspired home, set amongst 120 acres of Byron hinterland. A last-minute halt to the demolition of a 1980’s farmhouse on the property saw the Lane’s come up wit...

  • Las Palmas

    Sally McGarry grew up in Fenner House, a home designed by eminent Australian architect Robin Boyd and commissioned by her grandfather, Professor Frank Fenner, a virologist and pioneer of environmental design. Fond childhood memories of garden parties and family gatherings at Fenner House inspired...

  • SOMA

    Gary Gorrow taught meditation for many years with a goal of one day teaching in a space of his own. When the time was right Gary turned to his brother, a hotelier residing in Bali, for design inspiration. The result was a bespoke architectural space more ambitious - and with challenges far greate...

  • Eltham Hotel

    Julia Ashwood and her husband Matt Rabbidge were courting patrons of the Eltham Hotel before they became owners. They adored the historic village of Eltham, nestled in the hinterland and removed from the bustle of Byron Bay. When Julia suddenly became the proud new co-owner of The Eltham Hotel in...

  • Pandanus Beach Shack

    In this episode, eclectic Byron based interior designer Louella Boitel-Gill takes us to an original beach shack in Wategos, renovated for playful clients who briefed Louella to ‘embrace the shack’. Louella speaks candidly about her influences during the design process and how working closely with...

  • Lune de Sang

    Since 2008, Andy and Deirdre have been on a mission to start ‘putting things back’ by regenerating the Big Scrub - an ancient subtropical rainforest surrounding their sculptural residence and sustainable timber plantation at Lune de Sang. A consideration for the past, present and future of archit...

  • The Heinz Emigholz Collection

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    For the past two decades, Heinz Emigholz has dedicated himself to an ambitious series of documentaries that focus on the work of visionary 20th century architects.

    Disavowing traditional voice-over commentary, Emigholz reduces his soundtrack to ambient sounds and the acoustic experience of the ...

  • Concrete Soldiers

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    Concrete Soldiers takes us on an exhilarating journey depicting people's battles against the big developers and Councils, who are splitting apart communities in the name of progress. But seemingly, against all odds, campaigners are winning and showing the way for people power.

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  • SuperDesign

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    Super Design is a film about the Italian Radical Movement. Through 19 players in the movement, we retrace their words and their stories, the history, and the heritage of the movement. They take us back to that time when everything seemed possible. The mid-1960s represented a revolutionary time wh...

  • Luc Durand: Leaving Delhi

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    Canadian architect Luc Durand studied in Switzerland with Montparnasse Tower's Eugene Beaudoin, built numerous structures in Nehru's India, designed both the Quebec Pavilion for the iconic Expo ’67 and the monumental Athletes’ Housing complex for the 1976 Olympic Games. Now at 84, he's back in Ne...

  • Eco Containers

    Nestled within the stunning and peaceful bush of South Gippsland and built by sustainable building company Modhouse, the construction took on a family shared approach in the collaboration of the design and build. Father, daughter and son-in-law all came together to repurpose 3 shipping containers...

  • Oikos

    The multi-award-winning Oikos (pronounced eekos) is a sculptural creation that compliments the rugged precipice on which it perches. Extraordinary external angles enhance a dramatic, open-plan interior. Inside, smartly designed spaces with staggering outlooks are, from every angle, framed by brea...

  • Larnook

    Tucked into a private corner of a 160-acre flower farm in the Dandenong Ranges, this shipping container retreat has been designed with consideration for its inhabitants and the surrounding environment.

    Designer: Kate Walker, Kate Walker Designs

  • Cortes Kiln

    Nestled amongst the trees in the Victorian High Country on a 94-year-old walnut farm, the project is an Architecturally designed renovation on a 100-year-old existing Tobacco Kiln. Using the existing shack’s timber frame while repairing its awkward join to the kiln, a new separation brings in nor...

  • The Power of the Archive: Renzo Piano

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    The film delves into the archive of the Renzo Piano Foundation and the Studio. Drafts, sketches, models, renderings, drawings are all housed in 3,000sqm of a converted factory in Genoa, which reflects the identity of the Architect and his way of thinking and working. A place of experimentation, t...

  • Roger D'Astous

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    Roger D'Astous is one of the most important Canadian architects of the twentieth century. A student of Frank Lloyd Wright, he fought all his life to create northern architecture. Author of many Montreal landmarks from Expo 67 to the 1976 Olympic Games, his residences are sensual vessels and his c...

  • Design Touch: Season 3

    1 season

    Ever wondered what Karl Lagerfeld’s library is like? Or fancied a peek into Valérie Barkowski’s splendid house in the centre of Marrakech? Or just how hard is it to buy an Amsterdam church and transform it into a residence? Discover this and more with the third and final season of Design Touch.
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  • Where Architects Live

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    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...

  • Magical Imperfection: The Life and Architecture of Raymond Moriyama

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    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...

  • The New Bauhaus

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    An odyssey through the life and legacy of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, the innovative artist and educator whose pioneering approach to integrating technology into design continues to influence and inspire.