Genre: Documentary Director: Joseph Hillel Release Year: 2018 The work of the architects Aires Mateus have, for many years, developed a language with a strong universal impact. From this universality, emerges an adaptation to the territory rooted in a clear Portuguese tradition.
Genre: Documentary Directors: Andreas Dalsgaard Release Year: 2012 Architect and professor Jan Gehl has studied human behaviour in urban areas for 40 years and how modern cities harmful to human interaction. This film explores what happens when man is in the centre of town planning.
Genre: Documentary Directors: Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine Release Year: 2014 The film, built as a personal diary, recounts on a daily basis all what the directors duo have discovered during their urban trip from the top floors of the towers to the underground levels of the art centre.
Genre: Documentary Director: Jesper Wachtmeister Release Year: 2013 Microtopia explores how architects, artists and ordinary problem-solvers are pushing the limits to find answers to their dreams of portability, flexibility – and of creating independence from “the grid”.
Genre: Documentary Directors: Ultan Guilfoyle Release Year: 2014 A full-length documentary film, profiles five contemporary female architects and some of their most exciting projects.
Genre: Documentary/Experimental Director: Godfrey Reggio Release Year: 1982 Drawing its title from the Hopi word meaning "life out of balance," this renowned documentary reveals how humanity has grown apart from nature.
Genre: Documentary Directors: Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine Release Year: 2013 Commissioned by the Prada Foundation and OMA, the new film by Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine is a portrait of the building on the 25 Bis Rue Franklin in Paris built by Auguste Perret in 1903.
Genre: Documentary Director: Matt Tyrnauer Release Year: 2016 The documentary consists of an abundance of archive footage spanning from the 1920s to the present day, and includes interviews with contemporaries and experts in the field.
Genre: Documentary Director: Christoph Schaub Release Year: 2019 Beyond the seeing and explaining of buildings, this architecture documentary deals with a very specificaspect of the effects of space: transcendence.
Genre: Documentary Director: Belinda Rukschcio Release Year: 2014 A film about famous Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi, who created poetry through architectural precision.
Genre: Documentary Directors: Beverly Willis Release Year: 2009 This documentary reveals how six women in their own 'right', went on to make valuable contributions to American architecture.
Genre: Documentary Director: Heinz Emigholz Release Year: 2019 Shot over five years, this documentary traces how one wing of the Kunsthalle Mannheim is torn down and re-built.
Genre: Documentary Director: Danier Schwartz Release Year: 2019 This short film documents Kéré at the mid-point of an ascendant career, in action between his native Burkina Faso and Germany, as he plans a performance centre for Syrian refugees.
Genre: Documentary Director: Carolann Stoney Release Year: 2011 Landscape frames our days: trees or flowers, sidewalks and walls, city parks or private gardens. But who envisions this framework for our daily lives? This is a documentary about seven groundbreaking landscape architects.
Genre: Documentary Director: Gary Hustwit Release Year: 2009 An in-depth look at how industrial manufacturing, art, and design impact our lives.
Genre: Documentary Director: Francesca Molteni Release Year: 2014 An intimate look into the private interiors and lives of eight prolific architects - Shigeru Ban, Mario Bellini, David Chipperfield, Zaha Hadid, Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Marcio Kogan, Daniel Libeskind and Bijoy Jain.
Genre: Documentary Directors: Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine Release Year: 2014 One week in the extraordinary-ordinary life of Mr. Moriyama, a Japanese art, architecture and music enlighted amateur who lives in the Moriyama house, built by Pritzker-winner Ryue Nishizawa in 2005.
Genre: Documentary Director: Gary Hustwit Release Year: 2011 Architects, city planners, politicians and others try to bring a fresh approach to dealing with the advantages and disadvantages of urban living.
Genre: Documentary Director: Christopher Ian Smith Release Year: 2017 A documentary feature about utopian dreams and concrete realities… the challenging, funny, and sometimes tragic story of the British new town of Basildon, Essex.
Genre: Documentary Director: Thom Andersen Release Year: 2004 Consisting mostly of shots from other films, this documentary discusses the many representations of the city of Los Angeles in film and on television.
Genre: Documentary Directors: Cyril Dion, Mélanie Laurent Release Year: 2015 'Tomorrow' is not just a film, it is the beginning of a movement seeking to encourage local communities around the world to change the way they live for the sake of our planet.
Genre: Documentary Directors: Loretta Dalpozzo, Michèle Volontè Release Year: 2020 The film explores Botta's ever growing curiosity and reflections on the contractions of society, through his sacred spaces, a subject very dear to him.
Genre: Documentary Director: Jesper Wachtmeister Release Year: 2003 A visually stunning film about modern Japanese architecture, its roots in the Japanese tradition, and its impact on the Nordic building tradition.
Genre: Documentary Directors: Giacomo Boeri, Matteo Grimaldi Release Year: 2015 Every four months they fly around the Vertical Forest. Botanists and climbers, only they have the consciousness of the richness of the lives that the Forest hosts in the Milan sky.
Genre: Documentary Director: Eric Bricker Release Year: 2008 Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, 'Visual Acoustis' celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, acclaimed by many as "the world’s most influential architectural photographer."
Genre: Documentary Directors: Benjamin Murray, Alysa Nahmias Release Year: 2011 Three architects return to Cuba after 40 years in exile to finish building an art school.
Genre: Documentary Director: Angel Borrego Cubero Release Year: 2013 Jean Nouvel, Frank Gehry, Dominique Perrault, Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster are selected to participate in the design of the future National Museum of Art of Andorra.
Genre: Documentary Directors: Andrei Dascalescu Release Year: 2016 In Petrila, a Romanian mining town, an ex-miner uses art and absurdism in a struggle to keep history alive.
Genre: Documentary Directors: Katherine Knight, Marcia Connolly Release Year: 2015 This award-winning film documents a bold architecture project on remote Fogo Island, Newfoundland that embraces the excitement of living on the edge in relation to nature and contemporary design.
Genre: Documentary Director: Joshua Hassel Release Year: 2016 A documentary about the incredible life and work of Frei Otto. As an architect and engineer he laid the foundation for contemporary lightweight architecture, and his ideas are still awe inspiring decades after he revealed them.