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Architecture on Film: Cathedrals of Culture

Architecture on Film: Cathedrals of Culture

Robert Redford aims his lens at Louis Kahn’s Salk Institute and Wim Wenders films inside the Berlin Philharmonie in this series of six documentaries that explores iconic buildings, showing at Toronto’s TIFF Lightbox from December 19.

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December 18, 2014

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Designer Books: Happy City, Briefly and Konstantin Grcic

Designer Books: Happy City, Briefly and Konstantin Grcic

A book on city (and suburb) building, a film on how Frank Gehry and Yves Béhar handle design briefs, and a monograph on German designer Konstantin Grcic.

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December 10, 2014

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Renzo Piano’s Out-Of-The-Box Architecture

Renzo Piano’s Out-Of-The-Box Architecture

His new home for the Pathé Foundation, squeezed into a courtyard between buildings, takes the shape of a dynamic parasite in an aluminum coil.

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November 4, 2014

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<em>Print the Legend</em>, Televising the 3D Printing Revolution

Print the Legend, Televising the 3D Printing Revolution

Available on Netflix – as well as in theatres in New York and Los Angeles – the feature-length documentary Print the Legend depicts the larger-than-life characters behind the consumer 3D printing phenomenon.

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September 25, 2014

Section: Design

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Capturing the High-Rise

Capturing the High-Rise

Katerina Cizek’s new interactive documentary sheds a skeptical light on the urban icon.

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April 16, 2014

Section: Curiosity

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10 Towers in Scary Movies

10 Towers in Scary Movies

Happy Hallowe’en! Azure presents a roundup of 10 skyscrapers and high rises that take a starring role in scenes of horror and suspense.

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October 31, 2013

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10 Modernist Houses in Scary Movies

10 Modernist Houses in Scary Movies

Fans of suspense know that atmosphere is everything. Just in time for Halloween, Azure has gathered the top 10 modernist houses that serve as the sinister backdrop for thrills and chills on film.

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October 29, 2013

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This week: Top 5 Hot Docs

This week: Top 5 Hot Docs

From April 26 to May 6, Hot Docs in Toronto features a massive selection of films and documentaries that include glimpses into the lives of prolific artists and explorations of major urban centres. Here are five must-sees, including a doc about Ai Weiwei and another on Detroit.

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April 25, 2012

Section: Architecture

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What’s On: CBC delves into design

What’s On: CBC delves into design

A new documentary series on design – featuring industrial designers Patty Johnson and Helen Kerr, architect Trevor McIvor and a motley crew of urban-design guerillas – starts tonight on the CBC’s documentary channel.

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April 23, 2012

Section: Architecture

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Hot docs on artists and their work

Hot docs on artists and their work

Toronto is host to many indie film festivals, and Reel Artists Film Festival, which starts tomorrow, is one of the most original: five days of documentaries showcasing leading international artists, from photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto to performance artist Marina Abramovic.

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February 21, 2012

Section: Architecture

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