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74m2

74m2
Iselsa and Cathy are chosen, along with 150 families, to be part of a social experiment: to be inserted in a middle class neighborhood in Valparaiso. As community leaders and friends they have worked together in the project and to be integrated in a neighborhood that rejected them because they are considered potential delinquents. 74...

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Architectones by Xavier Veilhan

Architectones by Xavier Veilhan
What is the ultimate place where I would like to show my work? Echoing his exhibition in the Château de Versailles, artist Xavier Veilhan opens the doors of seven modernist houses, from California to Europe. Through his contemporary works he creates a dialogue with the singular architecture of these places. Architectones by Xavier Veilhan immerges...

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Flotel Europa

Flotel Europa
In 1992 a wave of refugees from the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina reached Denmark. With refugee camps completely full, the Red Cross pulled a giant ship into the canals of Copenhagen. The ship, Flotel Europa, became a temporary home for a thousand people waiting for decisions on their asylum applications. Among them was a...

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La Cupola

La Cupola
The portrait of a house without supporting walls. A bold dome made of concrete, an open space right in the middle of the bizarre rock formations of a rugged coast made of reddish granite.The house belonged to actress Monica Vitti and director Michelangelo Antonioni. The emptiness of the cupola and the deserted quality of the...

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Urban Aspirations

Urban Aspirations
This short documentary film provides a perspective on the plurality of modes of urban life in the present-day Maputo area, challenging the persistent idea that the city is divided in two unequal parts, and that the former cement corresponds to a normative urbanity that is lacking in the rest of the urban are.The film was...

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The Films of Charles and Ray Eames

The Films of Charles and Ray Eames
The Films of Charles and Ray Eames: Introduced by Eames Demetrios (Grandson of Charles and Ray Eames and Director of the Eames Office) and Eric Schuldenfrei (ESKYIU, Author of The Films of Charles and Ray Eames: A Universal Sense of Expectation; Routledge, 2014).

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Rosel

Rosel
Rosel, it is the name of a neighborhood near the city of Caen in Normandy but it is also a house, family house. This house was bought at the beginning of the XXth century by my great-grandfather and is going to be sold very soon. It is a pity. I try to tell behind closed...

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A House Or A Machine For Living In

A House Or A Machine For Living In
People meeting and talking, and everyday situations. An uncompromised speech, sometimes edgy, others shy. These are the voices overheard, telling their small tales that the image unravels, multiplies or just exhales: rehearsing worlds that are house-being (or being-house), moored in boxes, bodies, secrets, desires, glimpses or the ephemeral materiality. In this flux, we step into...

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Estate, a Reverie

Estate, a Reverie
Estate is a deeply moving portrait of a community struggling to survive in a boarded-up London public housing project, long slated for demolition. Multilayered and profound, Andrea Zimmerman’s film masterfully immerses us in a dreamlike lost-world of misfits, outcasts and survivors whom she films with love and aching tenderness.

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Up and Down Galata

Up and Down Galata
“Librairie de Pera” was one of the oldest bookstores of Istanbul. Located in Galata, the bookstore was reflecting neighborhood’s true cosmopolitan culture almost throughout a century. In 2013, the bookstore was closed down as a result of ongoing urban transformation process.Through the story of the bookstore, we are invited to see how demography of Galata...

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Han /Inn

Han /Inn
Büyük Valide Han is a Ottoman legacy from 17th century situated in Eminonu. It was subjected to many interventions leaving damages on its architectural structure. Still in our day no special care is given towards its preservation. Structure is wearing off day after day. How much longer can this place survive?

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Ornament and Crime

Ornament and Crime
Ornament and Crime is a thriller about crime, extortion and corruption. Based on a Noir aesthetic, this film tells the story of a private detective and his partner who engage in extortion schemes. But in a society dominated by the construction mafia, the bet may be too high. Councilors, contractors and femme fatales can hardly...

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Penúmbria

Penúmbria
The distopian city of Penumbria was founded two hundred years ago, in a distant istmus — a place of arid soils, angry seas and violent weather. Penumbria was due its name to the almost permanent shadows and cloudiness. One day, its inhabitants decided to leave, offering the city to time. This is the story of...

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Cosmorama

Cosmorama
A young couple goes on a daytrip to an island next to Istanbul. They find themselves captivated by the never ending cityscape and sink into a contemplation on urban decay. Living in a concrete jungle is their future.

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The Destruction of Memory

The Destruction of Memory
Over the past century, cultural destruction has wrought catastrophic results across the globe. This war against culture is not over — it's been steadily increasing. In Syria and Iraq, the ‘cradle of civilization’, millennia of culture are being destroyed. The push to protect, salvage and rebuild has moved in step with the destruction. Legislation and...

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You’ll Soon Be Here

You’ll Soon Be Here
Produced by Stadslab , Citizen Academy e arquiteturas Film Festival .In recent years, Lisbon has become one of the European Cities with the larger tourism growth. In April 2016, Stadslab (Urban Design Laboratory of Tilburg University - Amsterdam) organized an international Masterclass on City Making & Tourism Gentrification for professionals and graduates: the urban intervention...

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EXPERIMENTALISMS

EXPERIMENTALISMS
Diagonale du Vide (EP), Cais (EM), Champ des Possibles (EP), Mnemonic Gymnastics (EP) Effi Weiss, The Williamsburg Houses (EE)

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The Infinite Happiness

The Infinite Happiness
Inhabiting for about a month the “8 House”, by Bjarke Ingels Group, Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine recount in a diary style their subjective experience of living inside this experiment of “vertical village”. As a Lego game, the film builds up a collection of life stories all interconnected by their personal relation to the building....

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Tomorrow We Disappear

Tomorrow We Disappear
Since the 1970s New Delhi's magicians, puppeteers, and circus performers have called the tinsel slum, the Kathputli Colony, their home. Last year the government issued relocation permits to the colony residents; the slum is to be bulldozed, cleared for development. Experience the last remnants of a culture born out of folk art and molded by...

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Urban Tides

Urban Tides
After the crisis in 2008, it seemed urban development had come to a standstill for a while. But to some people the empty plots of land seemed to beg to be put to good use. Abandoned shipyard De Ceuvel was one of these places. In 2012 a multidisciplinary group took the initiative to turn this...

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A Tomb With A View

A Tomb With A View
Elevating its departed occupants considerably closer to heaven rather than entombing them six feet under, Memorial Necropole Ecumenica is the world’s tallest cemetery. Towering proudly alongside its fellow skyscrapers in the expansive São Paulo skyline, this one-of-a-kind mausoleum and its equally unique owner celebrate the high life in the afterlife.

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En Construcción

En Construcción
The film focuses upon the construction of an upscale apartment block in Barcelona’s Barrio Chino district, as swathes of the neighbourhood are demolished in the city’s eradication of the physical infrastructure of vice as part of an EU funded urban development scheme. The neighbourhood’s history of migration and flux is reflected in the film’s depiction...

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Fres-Boi

Fres-Boi
A lab abandoned in the middle of the Arctic, a lost Eskimo and a discovery that will change his life forever ... Fresboi - The story of an unusual friendship, mysteries and some surprises...

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A Terrific Adventure

A Terrific Adventure
If it anytime happens that you find a monster just by your bed... Don't let him go!!! Something extraordinary could happen to you...

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Komşu Komşu Huu! / Hey Neighbour!

Komşu Komşu Huu! / Hey Neighbour!
Hey Neighbour! Hits its audience with its creative characters that associate the conflict of social class struggles triggered by urban transformation.

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Koro / The Choir

Koro / The Choir
The Choir is a symbol of friendship despite culture differences. One of the oldest churches of the World in South east cosmopolite Turkey in Hatay province represents a genuine example of peace.

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DGLR

DGLR
The animation film “DLRG” examines one of the outstanding buildings of post-war Berlin. Designed by the architect Ludwig Leo, it was completed in 1973 and served the German Life Saving Association (DLRG) both as a base for land and water rescue operations and as winter storage for their boats. The film visualizes the inventive mechanisms...

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Frei Otto: Spanning the Future

Frei Otto: Spanning the Future
Frei Otto: Spanning the Future is about the life and works of Frei Otto, told in his own words and by those he inspired. Frei Otto’s understanding of architecture’s fundamental relationship to natural forces is the foundation of today’s architecture. As technology advances, his methods are now becoming more widely adopted, as are his broader...

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Last Acre

Last Acre
A documentary portrait centred on a remote settlement of self-built shed and cabin homes, located on the sand dunes of England’s North West coastline, near Barrow-in-Furness. The film explores the social and ecological topography of this off-grid, outlying community.Existing on the margins of a rural, seaside idyll, and its surrounding industrial landscape, this unique place...

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Teleférico La Paz

Teleférico La Paz
La Paz, the capital of Bolivia, merges with the mountain at 3500m. Opened in 2014, "Cable Car La Paz", the largest cable car system in the world, crosses the city from one end to the other, facilitating the daily life of thousands of citizens, in alternative to a poor public transport network and chaotic traffic....

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Tsunami Architecture

Tsunami Architecture
The film investigates the current state of architecture built or reconstructed in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami in the five countries most affected –Thailand, Aceh/Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Maldives and India. Documenting the long-term effects of the disaster through conversations with survivors, eyewitnesses, aid workers and rescue personnel, we also looked at how...

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Wandenkolk

Wandenkolk
From silent shades to the lines that pierce through the ideas and work of architect Wandenkolk Tinoco.

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Henriqueta, Uma Cartografa Íntima

Henriqueta, Uma Cartografa Íntima
Henriqueta’s home will be rehabilitated to have minimum habitability. Around the transformation of this house, in Evora, in the architectural design follow-up , this documented practice is centered on the emotional rhythm of Henriqueta , the way she lives and feels the rhythm of transformation of her house. By accepting this challenge, we documented an...

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