Koolhaas HouseLife

Koolhaas HouseLife is a film of one of the masterpieces of contemporary architecture of recent years: the Maison à Bordeaux designed by Rem Koolhaas. Unlike most movies about architecture, this documentary focuses less on explaining the building, its structure and its virtuosity than on letting the viewer enter into the invisible bubble of the daily chores of Guadalupe Acedo, the home´s caretaker and housekeeper, and the other people who look after the building. See the documentary trailer: Read more […]
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Sketches of Frank Gehry

Sketches of Frank Gehry by Sydney Pollack. The documentary film gives us an idea of the evolution of Gehry as an innovator and the way he arrived at his present position. Beginning with Gehry’s own original sketches for each major project, the film explores Gehry’s process of turning these abstract drawings, first into tangible, three-dimensional models, then into finished buildings of titanium and glass, concrete and steel, wood and stone. In the film we can find some of the best examples Read more […]
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