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1 week ago
The feature film debut of director Kogonada not only finds inspiration in the architectural mecca of Columbus, Indiana – it makes the city an integral character in ​Columbus.
3 weeks ago
NOWNESS presents ØDE, a collaboration between Eliot Lee Hazel and Petecia Le Fawnhawk that was originally exhibited on digital billboards in Downtown Los Angeles last November.
1 month ago
Photographer and filmmaker Yiannis Biliris hones his camera on the glass facades of Hong Kong in Theory of Relativity, a three-minute essay "about perception and knowledge as reflection of our reality" and the beauty found in the individual panes of glass covering some...
1 month ago
The National Building Museum and Work Zone Cam have provided a video showing the live construction of Studio Gang's "Hive," which will open inside the Washington, DC, museum on the 4th of July.
2 months ago
Vernissage TV heads inside Marta Minujín's The Parthenon of Books and Pierre Huyghe's After ALife Ahead on display in Kassel and Münster, respectively.
2 months ago
In a TED Talk from March, New York magazine architecture critic Justin Davidson argues for buildings in cities to be covered with more than just glass, today's default material.
2 months ago
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art speaks with Hiroshi Sambuichi about The Water, an installation in the subterranean cisterns of Frederiksberg, Denmark, and the Japanese architect's first project outside of his native country.
2 months ago
NOWNESS presents a short film on Harpel House, a 1956 creation by architect John Lautner located high up in the Hollywood Hills.
2 months ago
Herzog & de Meuron designed 56 Leonard in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood as "a stack of individual houses, where each house is unique and identifiable within the overall stack." Watch the 30-month construction of the stacks in a one-minute timelapse.
on 12/05/17
Nowness presents a short film by Andrew Margetson that features dancer Lil Buck visiting Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris and dancing with the building and some of the modern art on display.
on 25/04/17
Dirk Koy's "Zurich 2.0" is an immersive, 360-degree voyage through a digitally manipulated Zurich – the city World-Architects calls home – that moves from the mountains to the Old Town, glimpsing sites like MFO Park along the way.
on 18/04/17
On the occasion of a Sol Lewitt re-installation – the current and last installation at the Rice University Art Gallery in Houston, Texas – director Kimberly Davenport looks back at the 22-year tenure of the only university gallery devoted to site-specific artworks.
on 14/04/17
As part of Interni Magazine’s recent Material Immaterial exhibition at Università degli Studi di Milano, SHoP Architects created WAVE/CAVE, a large terracotta enclosure developed with NBK Keramik and Metalsigma Tunesi.
on 10/04/17
BIG TIME, directed by Kaspar Astrup Schröder, is a documentary profile of Danish architect Bjarke Ingels that premieres later this month at the Copenhagen Architecture Festival. 
on 07/04/17
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art speaks with Adam Caruso of London's Caruso St John Architects about his ideas on history, Modernism, interpreting place, and other influences on how the firm works.
on 31/03/17
Nearly one year after Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid died from a sudden heart attack, the Architects' Journal presents a half-hour documentary that "takes a look at her career, and legacy, through five stages which signal significant progressions in her work."
on 28/03/17
The Louisiana Channel has posted an interview with Chinese architect Wang Shu, the subject of the exhibition The Architect's Studio: Wang Shu - Amateur Architecture Studio on display at the Louisiana Museum of...
on 21/03/17
Artist Matthew Mazzotta's Cloud House in Springfield, Missouri, consists of an open-air pavilion, a sculptural cloud, two rocking chairs, and a rainwater collection system that are meant to illustrate the water cycle and "our fragile dependence on the natural systems that grow the...
on 15/03/17
The Yale University Art Gallery has resurrected the mesmerizing Lumia compositions by artist Thomas Wilfred – including a piece commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art in 1963 – as part of its exhibition Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light.
on 09/03/17
Netflix is celebrating the creative industries in an eight-part documentary series, Abstract: The Art of Design, which portrays one designer per episode, each in a different field. Architecture is represented by none other than Bjarke Ingels.
on 01/03/17
Accompanying the announcement that Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta of RCR Arquitectes have been selected as the 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize...
on 24/02/17
A short film accompanies Apple's announcement that employees will start moving into Apple Park, the company's new 175-acre campus designed by Foster + Partners, in April.
on 17/02/17
On 31 January 2017 Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha delievered a public lecture celebrating his receipt of the 2017 RIBA Royal Gold Medal. Earlier this week RIBA published the lecture online.
on 14/02/17
Dave Made a Maze, a feature-length film that premiered last month at the Slamdance Festival in Park City, Utah, features a living room fort made of cardboard that, when entered, turns out to be a fantastical world with booby traps and monsters.
on 01/02/17
On the occasion of the exhibition Zaha Hadid: Early Paintings and Drawings at the Serpentine Galleries in London, four "experimental virtual reality experiences" have been developed by Zaha Hadid Virtual...
on 31/01/17
Late last year New York artist Jonathan Schipper installed a generic office space in Rice Gallery in Houston, Texas. Slowly and imperceptibly the cubicles and other office fixtures were destroyed via cables and a mechanical winch. A new film by Walley Films reveals the destruction.
on 24/01/17
Architects Steven Holl and Dimitra Tsachrelia give viewers a tour – experientially and conceptually – through the Ex of IN House, a guest house located on 28 forested acres in Rhinebeck, New York.
on 24/01/17
Two short films illustrate artist Heather Clark's three-piece exhibition, Maintenance, now on display at the Hillyer Art Space in Washington, DC.
on 23/01/17
A Tomb with a View is a short film directed by Ryan J. Noth that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2014. It takes a look at the Memorial Necrópole Ecumênica, the world's tallest cemetery, located in Santos, Brazil.
on 20/01/17
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel has released an interview with Reiulf D. Ramstad of Oslo's Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter. In the half-hour film he talks about his firm, his approach to...
on 10/01/17
Nowness presents musician Charles Derenne's five-minute ode to the architecture Paris. You won't see the historical architecture that draws people to the city center. Instead, Derenne focuses on the concrete architecture of the periphery.
on 19/12/16
To celebrate the January 2017 opening of the long-awaited Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany, HamburgMusik recently flew some drones through the Herzog & de Meuron-designed building.
on 13/12/16
New York-based filmmaker Oscar Boyson, with the help of The Nantucket Project, ventured around the world to meet architects, planners, thinkers, government officials, and citizens in order to get a sense of where cities are heading.
on 01/12/16
The recently published Contemporary European Architecture ATLAS collects, for the first time, all of the nominated projects from the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award—2,881 projects spanning from the first edition in 1988 to the...
on 29/11/16
It's been over a year since we last checked in on the construction of Norman Foster's "spaceship" for Apple in Cupertino, California. Drone footage by Sexton Videography reveals that the end is near.
on 29/11/16
The Serpentine Pavilion Programme, in collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, has released a short film that presents the current pavilion and looks back at the history of the Serpentine Pavilion since its conception in 2000 by Serpentine Gallery Director Julia Peyton-Jones.
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