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Gray Matters - Architect & Designer Eileen Gray
This film explores the long, fascinating life and complicated career of architect and designer Eileen Gray, whose uncompromising vision defined and defied the practice of modernism in decoration, design and architecture. Making a reputation with her traditional lacquer work in…
Precise Poetry: Lina Bo Bardi's Architecture - Creating Poetry Through Architectural Precision
A film about the famous Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi. This cinematic journey through her most important architectural projects in Sao Paulo and Salvador da Bahia poses the question of what remains of a person in the work they leave…
Studio Gang Architects: Aqua Tower
Chicago is famous for its role in fostering modern architecture, owing to the legacy of Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright in the late 1900s, and Mies van der Rohe in the mid-20th Century. Jeanne Gang, founder of Studio Gang,…
Making Space - 5 Women Changing the Face of Architecture
For the first time in history, women are creating some of the most exciting architectural designs in the world. How have they navigated their way to the top? What is the nature of their creative process? Are there gender differences…
City of Dreams
When the brilliant and fiery Marion Mahony, the first registered woman architect in the world and the longest serving designer in Frank Lloyd Wright's practice, married Walter Burley Griffin, it was the beginning of one of the most outstanding artistic…
Aberrant Architectures? - Diller and Scofidio at the Whitney Museum
Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio established the architectural firm of Diller + Scofidio in the late '70's. For fifteen years they focused on performance; collaborations with choreographers, writers and directors; and architectural projects realized in an art world setting. Considered…
The Art Glass Wall
Part of the Series: Art and Architecture Series
The " Art Glass Wall " was conceived by architects Gensler and Associates and consists of 56 panels of carved glass held in place by polished steel brackets; each row of panels is individually lit with fiber optics installed in…
Cloud House
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
December 2012 - Debbie Ryan, Principal of MCR Architects. Cloud House has won the Residential Constructed Award at the 2012 Melbourne Design Awards.
Dome House
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
March 2012 - Debbie Ryan, Principal of MCR Architects. In the Frank Lloyd Wright mode in the 1950s and '60s i
St, Paul’s Cathedral
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
July 2011 - Meaghan Dwyer, Senior Associate of John Wardle Architects. Close to perfection, closer to God.
PEGS Senior School
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
January 2013 - Debbie Ryan, Principal of MCR Architects. Arched openings bring students past shimmering tiled buildings and into landscaped courtyards at this grammar school near Melbourne
Athanaeum Theatre
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
February 2009 - Lady Potter, AC, life governor, Ian Potter foundation. A Melbourne classic of art, culture & history.
Queen Victoria Women's Centre
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
September 2008 - Joan Kirner, AC, former Victoria Labor Premier. The politics and the passion of a famous hospital
Melbourne Central
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
January 2011 - Alice Blackwood, Editor of Design Quarterly. Shopping with style, wit and great planning.
GPO Building Melbourne
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
July 2011 - Jill Garner, Associate Victorian Government Architect. A wonderful example of classical style.
National Gallery of Victoria
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
July 2011 - Debbie Ryan, Principal MCR Architects. The people's museum of art, beauty and politics.
Common Ground
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
July 2011 - Carolyn Viney, CEO of Grocon. A stylish housing initiative for the homeless .
Building Commission
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
July 2011 - Muriel MarczynskI, Chief Operating Officer of Building Commission. Heritage into modern goes.
Narbethong Community Hall
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
December 2011 - Ninotschka Titchkosky, Principal of BVN. Rebuilt after the 2009 Victorian bush fires devastated the area.
Pelham Precinct
Part of the Series: Sacred Spaces
September 2012 - Ann Lau, Director of Hayball. The evolution of apartment types and sizes across the precinct's development, reflecting market changes.