Photographer Cristobal Palma has sent us these photographs and an extended movie showing how children playing on roundabouts generate electrical power to illuminate three twirling parasols at an installation by Spanish studio Clavel Arquitectos in a Shenzhen public square. More »
Tag: architecture movies
Imagine if our cities were built by fleets of flying robots. A group of robot helicopters were programmed to lift and stack 1500 polystyrene bricks into a six metre-high tower at the FRAC Centre in Orléans, France. More »
Designer Jólan van der Wiel has sent us this movie of his machine for shaping stools using gravity and magnets, on display as part of the [D3] Contest for young designers at imm cologne in Germany this week.
Norman Foster discusses the significance of two of Buckminster Fuller's most iconic designs in this movie filmed at the Architecting the Future: Buckminster Fuller & Lord Norman Foster exhibition in the Miami Design District. His consideration of the Fly's Eye Dome and the Dymaxion car leads to a description of Fuller's architectural relevance in today's society. More »
This timelapse movie shows how a group of Oporto University architecture graduates, who call themselves Dose, constructed a spiky temporary bar for a student festival using blue plastic tubes and cable ties. More »
In this next movie from our series filmed at the OMA/Progress exhibition at the Barbican in London, OMA partner Reinier de Graaf talks about the Dutch architecture studio's preoccupation with the megacity and its hinterland - "the vacuum left in the wake of the city's expansion." He suggests that we're moving to an era of city states and this is leading to a potential new relevance for architects as civic leaders. More »
In the second instalment of our video interview with Rem Koolhaas, the OMA co-founder discusses two of his current preoccupations: the countryside, which he is addressing for the first time; and generic architecture, which could result in neutral, copyright-free building forms.
Both topics are discussed in the OMA/Progress exhibition which opened at Barbican Art Gallery in London last week.
In the first of a series of movies filmed by Dezeen at the opening of OMA/Progress at the Barbican in London earlier this week, OMA co-founder Rem Koolhaas gives us a private tour of the show.
Here's an animation of the two memorial fountains at the World Trade Centre site in New York, which are due to open in three weeks time on the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. More »
In this second movie filmed by Dezeen for trade show Garden Unique, British garden designer Andrew Wilson talks about successful collaborations between architects and garden designers, including The High Line in New York and Peter Zumthor's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in London (below). More »
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