Here we collected the best architecture movies in order of popularity
Crownsville Hospital: From Lunacy to Legacy
Crownsville Hospital: From Lunacy to Legacy is a feature-length documentary film highlighting the history of the Crownsville State Mental Hospital in Crownsville, MD.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater
In 1935, Frank Lloyd Wright designed a country house for the Kaufmann family over a small stream in Western Pennsylvania. He named it Fallingwater. It, perhaps more than any other building, exemplifie...
Under Tomorrow's Sky
Winy has 100 projects going at once. Jan Louter followed him for two years to make " Under Tomorrow's Sky", a candid and open-hearted look at the highs and lows of the architecture profession.
Imaginary Architecture, the architect Hans Scharoun
Humans should live in buildings that show structural substance and aesthetic forms, as well as how they should live. Like reading invisible writing on walls, this depiction can only be imaginary. The ...
Poème Électronique is an 8-minute piece of electronic music by composer Edgard Varèse, written for the Philips Pavilion at the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. The Philips corporation commissioned Le Corbu...
Louis Sullivan: the Struggle for American Architecture
The award-winning feature-length documentary about the revolutionary and brilliant Chicago architect Louis Sullivan. Sullivan was known as the father of the skyscraper and creator of the phrase 'form ...
Lullaby to my Father
The film has historical events and intimate memories. The transformation of society and those who give form to this architecture are what I observe. We follow the journey of my father, who was born in...
Dark Buildings (A Crack in the Wall)
When the beautiful Leonor arrives at the architecture studio Borla y Asociados looking for Nelson Jara, both Mario Borla and his partner and the building's oldest architect claim to ignore that name c...
Tere Ghar Ke Samne
Rakesh, a successful architect, falls in love with a girl: Sujata whose father happens to be his own father's business rival. Sujata's father unwittingly assigns Rakesh the contract for building his h...
There is a critical look at the architectural studio. The film shows a glimpse into the world of studio-based, design education through the eyes of a group of students finishing their final design pro...
Secrets of the Andean Temples: On the Trail of Viracocha
Thousands of years before the Inca, a megalithic civilization was founded at Lake Titicaca which spread 500 miles to Cuzco, following a global flood that destroyed the Earth in 9000 BC. Its architects...
Japanese director Hiroshi Teshigahara constructed some of the most audacious films of the second half of the twentieth century, while Catalan architect Antoni Gaud designed some of the world's most as...
Clean Lines, Open Spaces: A View of Mid-Century Modern Architecture
After World War II, there was a construction boom in the United States. Sometimes considered cold and unattractive, mid-century modern designs were a by-product of post-war optimism and reflected a na...
If You Build It
A year in the life of one of America's most innovative classrooms where students design & build to transform their hometown community. The film follows Emily Pilloton and Matt Miller as they teach...
Memories of Origin: Hiroshi Sugimoto
MEMORIES OF ORIGIN: Hiroshi Sugimoto was first broadcast on Japan’s program WOWOW in December 2010 and follows 200 days in the life of the contemporary artist. The Director’s Cut of this documentary w...
The Great Pyramids are the only wonders of the ancient world that are still standing today. There are many theories to explain its construction, but none is as convincing or unique as this one.
I will make up a song and sing it in a theatre with the night air above my head
Egypt's only modernist architect Hassan Fathy (1900-1989) was committed to ecology and sustainability in his architecture. This film takes us with slow steps, in still images, to two villages he creat...
Guided by seasoned New Yorkers, political figures, and cultural connoisseurs, "Empire City" examines Manhattan and its surrounding boroughs in order to paint a portrait of the ever-evolving metropolis...
Collapse: How the Towers Fell
A look at the World Trade Center towers from an engineering perspective. Explanations about why the Twin Towers were constructed the way they were, and how those design choices contributed to their in...
This film is a portrait of unique cultural space for Spirits, Gods and People. While permanent theatres are commonly built in most cosmopolitan modern cities, Hong Kong preserves a unique theatrical a...
Having recently lost her sight, Ingrid retreats to the safety of her home, a place where she can feel in control, alone with her husband and her thoughts. She feels the presence of her husband when he...
Restoring a Masterpiece: The Renovation of Eastman Theatre
Take a look behind the curtain to see the vast history and recent renovation of one of Rochester, New York's most famous landmarks. Architects, theater personnel, historians, community leaders, and ci...
The End Of The Line: Rochester's Subway
"The End of the Line - Rochester's Subway" tells the little-known story of the rail line that operated in a former section of the Erie Canal from 1927 until its abandonment in 1956. Produced in 1994...
“In this legendary sculpture/performance Acconci lay beneath a ramp built in the Sonnabend Gallery. Over the course of three weeks, he masturbated eight hours a day while murmuring things like, "You'r...
The Second Mother
After leaving her daughter Jessica in a small town in Pernambuco to be raised by relatives, Val worked as a nanny for 13 years. She has financial stability but has to live with the guilt that she didn...
No Further Instructions
The award winner Japanese architect Toyo Ito designed the International Baroque Museum in Puebla, Mexico. He is well known for his majestic buildings in Europe and Asia that rise with nature inspired ...
Rome's Invisible City
With the help of a team of experts and the latest in 3-D scanning technology, Alexander Armstrong, along with Dr Michael Scott, explores the hidden underground treasures that made Rome the powerhouse ...
Louis Kahn's Tiger City
In order to discover how the famed American architect built a daringly modern and monumental parliamentary complex in war-torn Bangladesh, an art historian and film maker traveled in the footsteps of ...
Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line
Diller Scofidio + Renfro has long been at the forefront of design with provocative exhibitions that blurred the boundaries between art and architecture. This film captures their extraordinary evolutio...
Chambord: The Castle, the King and the Architect
Chambord, the most impressive castle in the Loire Valley, in France, a truly Renaissance treasure, has always been an enigma to generations of historians. Why did King Francis I (1494-1547), who commi...
The building located on 25bis, Rue Franklin in Paris is an intimate portrait of a masterpiece from the beginning of Auguste Perret's career. The film looks for the intangible and subjective element of...
David Macaulay: Cathedral
Author David Macaulay hosts CATHEDRAL, based on his award-winning book. Using a combination of spectacular location sequences and cinema-quality animation, the program surveys France's most famous chu...
Echo Of The Past: The Terrence Tower
There is a documentary about the rise, function, and abandonment of a 17 story building. The film tells the story of the building through historical footage, interviews of former staff and patients, a...