24/02/2015

"Me and My Moulton", captures Life with Architect Parents.

Oscar-Nominated Film [VIDEO]
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
The movie was nominated for Best Animated Short Film at the 87th Academy Awards. "Me and My Moulton" is a personal animated story about a girl which wishes for a bicycle from her parents, but gets something completely different, showing the different reality in which children and grown ups live in, in fact, show us the unconventional life and struggles of three kids with their architect parents.

"Me and My Moulton" A seven-year-old girl asks her hopelessly unconventional parents for a bicycle. But what kind of bike can you expect from a father who sports the only moustache in town and a mother who makes dresses out of curtain fabric?

Inspired by "Me and My Moulton" by Torill Kove, watch the second...

23/02/2015

Best movie.- BIRDMAN

Oscar 2015.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
VIDEO
BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) -- famous for portraying an iconic superhero -- as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.

Directed by Alejandro Iñárritu, and also starring Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, and Naomi Watts.

BIRDMAN - Official International Trailer

14/02/2015

Agence Chartier-Corbasson

[VIDEO] by Craen TV
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, VIDEO
Organic London Skyscraper, video interview of Thomas Corbasson (from Agence Chartier-Corbasson) by Crane.tv.

Organic London Skyscraper, 1st Special Mention SuperSkyScrapers international competitions. Can you imagine a city where skyscrapers are made out of recycled waste, and instead of needing to be maintained, they grow organically with time? While this may sound like something straight out of a sci-fi movie, it's actually a...

30/01/2015

THE INFINITE HAPPINESS

[Trailer] por Ila Beka Louise Lemoine.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, VIDEO
Since the couple Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine gained to fame with their documentary film, "Koolhaas House Life" everybody wants to have a film made by these directors. Bjarke Ingels not want to be less and produced "The Infinitie Happiness".

Living Architectures note presents the film in the following terms.- "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...

21/01/2015

POLIVAGINA of FAN RIOTS by C+arquitectos

[VIDEO] by Imagen Subliminial [Murcia] Spain
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Pavilions, Design, VIDEO
A proposal for reflections, dreams, formless it is what show us from C + architects, Polivagna Fan Riots, an intervention midway between performance and installation.

C+arquitectos (Nerea Calvillo and Marina Fernández) presents us this intervention, in fact a ephemeral pavilion, conducted with students from the University of Alicante. Instead of designing forms, finishing volumes, objects with a specific geometry, what was designed were the conditions to experiment with the space, to design a place...

17/01/2015

The Leadenhall Building. Film & Photographs by Rafferty & Lowe

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners [VIDEO] by Paul Raftery Dan Lowe. [LON] United Kingdom
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, VIDEO
Photographer Paul Rafferty and filmmaker Dan Lowe have produced a timelapse documentary showing the construction of Rogers Stirk Harbour's recently completed Leadenhall Building in London, also known as the Cheesegrater.

“The Leadenhall Building” by Photographer Paul Raftery and Film Maker Dan Lowe, which follows on from the successful “Making The Leadenhall” released in 2013, completes the...

15/01/2015

A peek of Europa City vs Vision glamorous, amusement park.

[VIDEOS] from Squint/Opera
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, VIDEO, TECHNOLOGY
Is this project an amusement park? Resources are many and Bjarke Ingels has prepared a promotional film with the team of Squint / Opera that presents its design proposal for Europa City, a leisure and commercial recreation center which plans to begin construction in 2017, and has scheduled for completion in 2020.

The Europa City project is presented, in the first video, by Bjarke Ingels, explaining his ideas for a project scheme, whose plan basically consists of radial streets connected by a central loop pathway and adjacent areas or quarters with designated spaces for a water...

13/01/2015

New documentary recovers Sérgio Bernardes, Brazil's forgotten architect

[VIDEO] The Guardian.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
New documentary portraits Sérgio Bernardes, Brazil's almost forgotten star. Sérgio Bernardes was a star of 60s Brazil, a brilliant architect and a mesmerising man. And then almost forgotten. His grandson has made a film to discover what happened. “I am damned man,” says the white-suited architect, surveying Rio de Janeiro from one of its peaks. “Because I’m damned, I am free to do whatever I want.”

Sérgio Bernardes was a star of 60s Brazil, a brilliant architect and a mesmerising man. And then almost forgotten. His grandson has made a film to discover what happened.

The Guardian

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12/01/2015

PLAYTIME by ISAAC JULIEN

Helga de Alvear Gallery. [MAD] Spain. 15.01>16.05.2015
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
PLAYTIME explores the dramatic and nuanced subject of capital. The film stars an international roster of actors including Maggie Cheung, Mercedes Cabral, James Franco, Colin Salmon and Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, with Simon de Pury. Also on view is ENIGMA, a time-lapse city-scape video of Dubai, comprised of 2500 still images.

We saw a preview for images within the festival PHotoEspaña 2014. Now Galería Helga de Alvear, is delighted to announce Isaac Julien’s PLAYTIME film...

09/01/2015

Bjarke Ingels and the young architects

[VIDEO] by Lousiana Channel
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, VIDEO
A new Lousiana Channel chapter. The Danish architect Bjarke Ingels here offers his architectural advice to aspiring architects and explains why architecture is fundamentally important for the world we live in.

Bjarke Ingels is considered one of the architects of our time, with projects such as the BIG U, which contains a plan to fortify the whole south tip of Manhattan against future storms and rising sea levels. His architectural vision evolves around a philosophy that could be described as a pragmatic utopianism, combining everyday needs with sustainable solutions to the climatic challenges.

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