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.
- City Hall Harelbeke by Dehullu & Partn…ers
- Haus Rüscher by OLKRÜF
- Esterházy Etyeki Kúria Winery with… gabled rooftops by Bord Architectural Studio
- Building Design relaunches
- University Library of the University o…f Amsterdam by Studio Roelof Mulder and Bureau Ira Koers
- NHow Hotel Berlin by NPS Tchoban Voss
- Postal stores for TNT by Merkx + Girod… Architecten
- Archium's Urban Hive tower has a perfo…rated facade modelled on honeycomb
- Office building in Calle Alfonso Gomez… by Samuel Torres de Carvalho and Pedro Palmero Cabezas
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