Architecture Documentaryby manafzade-subhan | created - 25 Nov 2014 | updated - 29 Nov 2014 | Public
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1. Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio (2010 TV Movie)
57 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
In rural Alabama, architecture students cross the threshold of poverty to build communities, not just structures, and leave snakebit to make a better world.
Director: Sam Wainwright Douglas
3. PressPausePlay (2011)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Music
The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent of people in an unprecedented way, unleashing unlimited creative opportunities. But does democratized culture ... See full summary »
4. Visual Acoustics (2008)
Unrated | 83 min | Documentary
Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world's greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream. ... See full summary »
Votes: 572 | Gross: $0.10M
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary
Documentary about the revolutionary and brilliant Chicago architect Louis Sullivan (1856-1924); his rapid rise to fame, tragic decline, and the ultimate triumph of his creative spirit.
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
The development of the American skyscraper, starting in the late 19th century, in Chicago and then New York, centers on the conflict between architects Daniel Burnham and Louis Sullivan.
Votes: 19 | Gross: $0.01M
Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary
REGULAR OR SUPER is a fascinating and informative introduction to the work of Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969), one of the 20th century's most influential architects, and a thought-provoking ... See full summary »
8. Making the Modern (2003)
60 min | Documentary
Fort Worth, Texas: a little known museum Mecca in the heart of the American West, home to three of the most important collections in the United States. Here in 1997, the Modern Art Museum ... See full summary »
9. Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography
The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers. Admired for their creations and fascinating as individuals, they have ... See full summary »
Votes: 886 | Gross: $0.15M
11. Urbanized (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.
12. The Human Scale (2012)
83 min | Documentary, News
Half of the human population lives in urban areas. By 2050, this will increase to 80%. Life in a megacity is both enchanting and problematic. Today we face peak oil, climate change, ... See full summary »
13. The Competition (2013)
99 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
A raw account of how some of the best architects in the world, design giants like Jean Nouvel, Frank Gehry or Zaha Hadid, struggle to beat the competition for the National Museum of Art in ... See full summary »
14. Kochuu (2003 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, History
KOCHUU is a visually stunning film about modern Japanese architecture, its roots in the Japanese tradition, and its impact on the Nordic building tradition. Winding its way through visions ... See full summary »
15. Balseros (2002)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary
The story of Cuban refugees who risked their lives in homemade rafts to reach the United States, and what life is like for those who succeed.
17. Style Wars (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary that exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developing in New York City in the late '70s and early '80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing.
18. Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight (2008)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Biography
Profiles Milton Glaser (1929- ), America's foremost graphic designer: designer of the iconic "I [heart] N.Y." logo, teacher, and humanitarian. Interviews with Glaser are arranged to take ... See full summary »
Director: Wendy Keys
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
A journey inside the world of a legend of modern art and an icon of feminism. Onscreen, the nonagenarian Louise Bourgeois is magnetic, mercurial and emotionally raw-an uncompromising artist... See full summary »
21. Unfinished Spaces (2011)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
Cuba's ambitious National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists in the wake of Castro's Revolution, is neglected, nearly forgotten, then ultimately rediscovered as a visionary architectural masterpiece.
24. Coast Modern (2012)
Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, History
Coast Modern is an independent documentary by directors Mike Bernard and Gavin Froome produced by Twofold Films. Travelling along the Pacific North West coastline from LA to Vancouver, the ... See full summary »
25. My Father, the Genius (2002)
84 min | Documentary
An old architect who believes he's a genius and the world doesn't appreciate his big ideas, asks his daughter to write his biography, and she decides to make a movie about him including all aspects of his life, professional and personal.
26. Bird's Nest - Herzog & De Meuron in China (2008)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
Superstar architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron must negotiate between two cultures, two architectural traditions, and two political systems to build the new National Stadium for ... See full summary »
59 min | Documentary
A dramatic, behind-the-scene-story about the building of Santiago Calatravas Turning Torso in Malmö. A 190 meter high, twisted residential building which was appointed "worlds best residential building project" at Mipim in Cannes, 2005.