In the final movie we filmed with Reinier de Graaf of OMA at the Venice Architecture Biennale, he discusses the firm's fascination with architecture of the late 1960s and how there is an "inherent paradox between the brutal appearance of these buildings and the social mission that they were part of."
"An overdose of utopia is dangerous," explains de Graaf when discussing the ideals of architects during this period, "but architecture today is characterised by an underdose of utopia, which can be just as dangerous."
The interview was filmed at OMA’s Public Works exhibition at the biennale, which shows buildings designed by the anonymous architects of local authorities.
- Market Hall by Robbrecht en Daem and Mar…ie-José Van Hee
- Quebec residence by Naturehumaine is rai…sed off a slope on a concrete podium
- Mun Jeong Heon house by A.M Architects i…s surrounded by a huge concrete frame
- Netherlands Pavilion by John Kormeling f…or Shanghai Expo 2010
- Crofthouse by James Stockwell
- Yoshio Ohno's black timber house straddl…es a concrete escarpment in Hiroshima
- LGA Architecture creates wood and cement… home for a curator and her art collection
- House in Futako-Shinchi by Tato Architec…ts
- House in Sonvico by Architetti Pedrozzi …e Diaz Saravia
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