11. Kochuu: Japanese Architecture / Influence and Origin (2003) | Architecture Movies
A visually stunning film about modern Japanese architecture, rooted in Japanese tradition, and its impact on the Nordic building tradition, this film features interviews with the winners of the Pritzker Prize Tadao Ando and Sverre Fehn and Toyo Ito. A wonderful exploration of contemporary to resolve the conflict between modern man and the ancient philosophies designers.
12. Philip Johnson: Diary of an Eccentric Architect (1994)
Philip Johnson, one of the most creative and significant architects, was always at the forefront of stylistic change. The film describes Johnson at work, the importance of the architectural act, and the interaction of buildings with their environment, in this case, with natural elements like autumn leaves or snow in New Canaan.
13. Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1994)
Maya Lin’s documentary about a Chinese-American artist responsible for the design and creation of the Memorial of veterans of the Vietnam War and other important memorials such as the Civil Rights and Montgomery, Alabama.
14. The Fountainhead (1943) – United States
Howard Roark is a brilliant architect, with very strong principles. He leaves his wife to accept a project in New York, but his plans are altered without their consent. The writer wanted the architectural designs that appear in the film to be done by Frank Lloyd Wright, the real architect who partially inspired the fictional architect Howard Roark.
15. Away From all suns (1961) – Russia – Germany | Architecture Movies
Follows the story of three Muscovites who struggle to protect the architectural heritage of the city: Utopian structures built during the years ’20. What they give us these buildings? What you lose when becoming victims of corruption or property investment? They are some of the questions your principal takes over the tape.