This Autumn The Architecture Foundation presents its annual group exhibition showcasing speculative architectural futures explored in the work of recent architecture graduates.
A collaborative project with emerging Finnish architects, Aarti, Ollila & Ristola to design and build a permanent Floating Viewpoint structure for Camley Street Natural Park in London’s King’s Cross.
A masterwork of avant-garde filmmaking, James Benning's Boogie Woogie surveys the industrial landscape of Milwaukee through 60 one minute vignettes. 27 years later Benning remade the film, charting the passage of time upon the urban environment and his protagonists.
A pair of films exploring the meeting of dreams with globalised realities, unfolding within fantastical stage sets of architectural facsimiles. Set in a Beijing themepark composed of recreated global architectural icons, Jia Zhangke's The World offers a mesmerising allegory of desire, globalisation and urban life. Synder's artwork portrays a Romanian oligarch’s fantastical construction of the ranch from the American TV show Dallas.
In Autumn 2014 The Architecture Foundation's Urban Pioneers programme is heading to Thamesmead, where we will be working with a group of young people to make a film that investigates the local built environment and issues it faces.
As part of Spotlight's summer holiday programme, The Architecture Foundation worked with a group of young people who live or study around Poplar to critically explore the area through a series of free creative workshops.
This Autumn, The Architecture Foundation’s celebrated Architecture on Film season goes monthly, including a global selection of feature films, experimental documentaries and artworks by Heinz Emigholz, Jia Zhangke, Sean Snyder and James Benning.
We are now recruiting for our Thamesmead Urban Pioneers programme. If you are aged 16-19 and interested in taking part please get in touch with Aislinn by 20 September 2014.
Announcing the addition of a new UK premiere and a conversation between Justin McGuirk and Urban Think-Tank's Alfredo Brillembourg and Daniel Schwarz, for the July edition of Architecture on Film.
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