Trip: The Virgin Atlantic Safety Film.

[VIDEO] Created & Produced by Art & Graft.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Over the past few months they have been working on a new inflight film for Virgin Atlantic to replace the seminal film created almost 12 years ago.

This Virgin movie by Art & Graft was inspired by classic cinema, cult films and mirroring the usual apathy toward safety messages; the six-minute animation travels through a surprising and playful series of genre-based film scenes to convey all the necessary information.

As with any project the film went through various iterations of script,...


Charlie Rose. Tom Pritzker and Shigeru Ban.

[VIDEO] from Charlie Rose.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, Prizes, VIDEO
The Charlie Rose interviews program is a very popular and significant at U.S. television. This time the conversation is about the Pritzker.

Charlie Rose sits down with Tom Pritzker, Chairman and CEO of the Pritzker Organization, and 2014 Pritzker Architecture laureate Shigeru Ban to discuss the importance of architecture, the purpose of the Prize and the significance of Ban’s selection....


Metropolis: Rotterdam & CCTV by Rem Koolhaas.

[2 - VIDEOS] from Arte Channel.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Architecture, Projects, VIDEO
Trailer of the interview for the channel "arte", the architect Rem Koolhaas at De Rotterdam building (released last May 2013) and the next interview trailer showing the CCTV building in Beijing that will be issued next September.

The second largest city of the Netherlands not only home to the largest port in Europe, it also hosts more than 150 nationalities meet and mingle. What could possibly explain that Rotterdam is so young. Indeed, the city of South Holland is the only place in the Netherlands where the average age of the population has declined in recent years. Metropolis discovers the...



[VIDEO] from Víctor Moreno. Cineteca Matadero. [MAD] Spain.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Architecture, VIDEO
These days, finally, is projecting the movie "Building Spain" in Cinematheque Matadero, Madrid. From Saturday until Wednesday 26, various sessions will be held with the presence of the director and collaborators.

The film did not had permission from the Bank of Santander for public exhibition, as said us this afternoon Victor Moreno after finish the first screening and without time for conversation and debate , so we had to talk on the outside.

The ban was exercised by the owner, Banco Santander, because permission to make the film was granted...


‘Five-room apartment’ at 60 square meters at De Rotterdam.

[VIDEO] from de 44/floors. [Rotterdam] The Netherlands.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
A ‘five-room apartment’ at 60 square meters, at OMA's De Rotterdam. An Apartment transforms into multi-functional and versatile space.

Some 186 penthouses and apartments for sale and 54 rental apartments are in the West Tower in collaboration with Amvest. Ranging in size from 65 m2 up to 250 m2. Metropolitan living in the heart of Rotterdam, with breathtaking views across the water and the city.

We took the challenge to reconsider living, which requires a new perspective on living space. The smallest model apartment in De Rotterdam is decorated with the space saving furniture of Clei...


Rafael Aburto, Architect (1913-2014).

[VIDEO] from Iñaki Bergera.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Our tribute to Rafael Aburto, one of those silent and brilliant architects that enabled an different architecture in Spain.

Studies on the architect Rafael Aburto (Neguri, 1913 - Madrid, 2014) occurred during the monographic...


Sifang Art Museum. Talking with Steven Holl. [2 VIDEOS].

[VIDEO] by de Spirit of Space. Steven Holl. [Nanjing] China.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, VIDEO
Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with Spirit of Space has created two short films on the Sifang Art Museum, which opened in November 2013 in Nanjing, China.

The film series explores the changing perspectives as visitors move through the new Sifang Art Museum.



New Concrete Church at Korea by NAMELESS Architecture.

[VIDEO] by Rohspace. [Byeollae - Seoul] South Korea.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, VIDEO
Nameless Architecture based in New york and Seoul has completed this vertical concrete church, which presents a cross-shaped elevation using concrete for all elements of RW Concrete Church, creating an austere building on a road junction in Byeollae, a new district under development outside Seoul, South Korea.

The stunning building, with a clear reference to the architecture by Tadao Ando, ​​in its forms and finishing of concrete, becomes a point of reference in this cold landscape.

 "Concrete reveals its solidity as a metaphor for religious values that are not easily changed in an era of unpredictability.", said the architects. "Moreover, the cross as a religious symbol substitutes for an enormous...


Ecumenópolis. Call for entries.

metalocus, ÁNGEL BLANCO
Architecture, Urbanisme, VIDEO
For the fourth consecutive year the COAC are presenting ECUMENOPOLIS, the urban documentary film festival that makes up the audiovisual programme of the Catalan Architect's Association (COAC).

During this time they have screened over 40 very varied films regarding urban issues, establishing a space for collective reflexion and debate around both global and local urbanism and citizenship. This year they are opening a call for entries to broaden the scope and reach of their programme, consolidating a platform for the broadcasting and dissemination of audiovisual...


Architecture & Design Film Festival. Los Angeles 2014.

[VIDEOS] [LA] California, US. 12-16/03/2014
metalocus, ÁNGEL BLANCO
The Architecture & Design Film Festival is the USA's largest film festival celebrating the creative spirit of architecture and design. They are just a week away from their inaugural Architecture & Design Film Festival at the Los Angeles Theatre Center where they'll be screening 30 films from around the world; exploring topics of scale, population, urban planning, architecture and design. In addition to the films, there will be five informative and lively panel discussions, Q&A's following many of the screenings, and introductions by special guests.

This year the festival will come to downtown Los Angeles to the beautiful Los Angeles Theatre Center. ADFF showcase more than 30 films, and many panel discussions, book signings and Q&A's with design leaders and film makers from around the world.

With so much to choose from, they thought it would be helpful to showcase a daily selection of films from the 18 different film programs being offered.




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