Watch Daniel Libeskind speak of his love for NYC's diversity
Daniel Libeskind loves the multi-faceted nature of New York City's inhabitants; the rich, the poor, the successful, and perhaps most amusingly, the failures who think they're successful. Although the architect doesn't really break any new conceptual ground in this short video from the Louisiana... View full entry
Vote now for the AIA 2016 I Look Up People's Choice Award film
Architects and filmmakers team up in the AIA's yearly I Look Up Film Challenge to create a short film responding to the open-ended prompt of “demonstrating architecture as a solution”...the second edition made its return with double the number of submissions. While the competition jury will decide which submissions will win the top prizes (expected to be announced this month), the public can take part in the People's Choice Award.
Voting is open now until October 3. Find more details on Bustler.More on Archinect:Watch the official trailer for Tomas Koolhaas' upcoming documentary, 'REM'A “terrible, enjoyable bloody business”: the influential films of Charles and Ray EamesFeast your eyes on Do Ho Suh's immersive home... View full entry
Watch (an animated) Frank Lloyd Wright talk about arrogance in this new short
Frank Lloyd Wright stars in the newest episode of "The Experimenters", a mini interview series by Blank on Blank that gives a glimpse into the minds of iconic figures in science, technology, and innovation. Colorfully illustrated by animator Jennifer Yoo, this episode features snippets of... View full entry
Feast your eyes on Do Ho Suh's immersive home installations in this short film
Seoul-based cinematographer and photographer Nils Clauss put together a new film highlighting the works of esteemed sculptor and installation artist Do Ho Suh. Suh's site-specific pieces play with the boundaries of identity and revolve around the physical and metaphorical malleability of space... View full entry
FILM: The Northparker signals change in a once-blighted San Diego district
Breadtruck Films captures a glimpse of The Northparker's impact in the booming Northpark neighborhood of San Diego in the nearly 6.5-minute film, "The Northparker". Designed by architect/developer Jonathan Segal, the monolithic mixed-use structure has 27 stylish residential units tucked inside in... View full entry
"Me and My Moulton", the Oscar-nominated film about being the daughter of modernist architects
Nominated for best animated short at this year's Oscars, the Canadian-Norwegian film tells the story of two modernist architects' three daughters, who long for a bicycle.Director Torill Kove previously won an Oscar in 2007 for "The Danish Poet". View full entry
How to depict the rules of attraction, according to the PARADOR film
PARADOR is a collaborative project by Paris-based architect David Tajchman and filmmaker Benjamin Seroussi that fuses each of their signature styles and specialties. Starring dancer Olivier Mathieu and model Katya Pushkina, the short film's theme touches on the "complex rules of attraction and... View full entry
China censors sci-fi film about Hong Kong's political and social anxieties
The video reveals Hong Kongers’ anxieties over political and social issues, such as their increasingly crowded and materialist city and the growing numbers of mainlanders since the city's transfer from the United Kingdom to China in 1997. It sends the opposite message of a very common view among mainlanders, that without China's economic support, Hong Kong would have been dead long ago.
"Hong Kong Will Be Destroyed After 33 Years" is a nearly seven-and-a-half minute video by local film studio G.V.A Creative. Set in present-day Hong Kong, the city has become the target of an approaching meteor expected to hit in 2047 -- the year when the Special Administrative Region of China... View full entry
Announced! 2011 SMIBE Short Film Competition: "Building Revolution."
We're excited to be the media sponsor again this year for the super-awesome SMIBE short film competition. Films should be 3 minutes max in length and and can be produced in any motion image medium. Entry is free. Deadline is December 31, 2011. Ten finalists will be selected to be featured on... View full entry