Tag: architecture movies

Herzog & de Meuron is "deconstructing
stupid architecture" in Miami

Herzog & de Meuron is "deconstructing stupid architecture" in Miami

Dezeen and MINI World Tour: in our first movie from Miami, Jacques Herzog of Herzog & de Meuron claims the Swiss architecture studio is trying to create a "new vernacular for Miami" that eschews sealed, air-conditioned buildings in favour of more "transparent or permeable" structures. More »

OMA now preoccupied with "the countryside
and preservation" says Rem Koolhaas

OMA now preoccupied with "the countryside and preservation" says Rem Koolhaas

Movie: Rem Koolhaas explains how his preoccupations have shifted from urbanism and the city to preservation and the countryside in this second movie filmed by Dezeen at the launch of OMA's new Rotterdam skyscraper. "It's a cliche that everybody is living in the city," the architect says. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »

"Every kind of architectural definition
has an in-between space" - Sou Fujimoto

"Every kind of architectural definition has an in-between space" - Sou Fujimoto

Dezeen and MINI World Tour: in this movie Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto discusses his philosophy of designing structures that are "in between" opposing concepts such as nature and architecture, and says the approach could work just as well on a skyscraper as a small private house. More »

"I tried to create something melting
into the green"- Sou Fujimoto

"I tried to create something melting into the green"- Sou Fujimoto

In this movie by film studio Stephenson/Bishop, Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto explains how he tried to combine nature and architecture when designing this year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, which is open for three more weeks in London's Kensington Gardens. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »