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Posts tagged 'film'

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

The new museum for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences comprises a renovated art deco building and massive ‘floating’ sphere Words by Francesca

Architecture

Social housing and the hopes of young Londoners: Ayo Akingbade’s A Glittering City

Two films by Akingbade, which explore urban and social change in London, are on show at the Whitechapel Gallery Dear Babylon (2019) by Ayo Akingbade

Cities

The architecture of pastiche

 Castle Drogo in south-west England, designed by Edwin Lutyens, is a prime example of pastiche. Image: Rob L Davis / CC. Pastiche is a word

Movements

Stanley Kubrick: An Exhibition shows he was as much designer as director

 Still from 2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1965–68). © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Kubrick’s obsessive attention to detail made him murder to

Review

New Town Utopia: A portrait of Basildon

Basil Spence’s Brooke House, completed in 1962 and now grade II-listed Christopher Ian Smith’s documentary portrait of Basildon charts a familar journey from postwar optimism

Review

High-Rise: ‘Unregulated covetousness turns to licentiousness turns to criminal anarchy’

No one comes off well in this film adaptation of JG Ballard’s 1975 dystopian fable, which traces the unraveling of the social order in a

Review

The Polish film poster

One of the ironies of Communism was that, while the West was in thrall to the Hollywood studios, Polish artists had the freedom to advertise

Icon of the Month

Cathedrals of Culture

Wim Wenders lets the architecture do the talking in his latest project. It’s just a shame the buildings don’t have a better script, says Isabel

Review

Keiichi Matsuda: Total digital overload

The London-based designer’s films offer a glimpse into a nightmarish sci-fi future in which every surface, appliance and inch of peripheral vision fizzes with data

Features

Sérgio Bernardes

Hotel Tropical Tambaú in João Pessoa, Brazil A documentary explores the radical designs that made Brazilian modernist, playboy and Niemeyer contemporary Sérgio Bernardes a star

Review

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality