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Concrete City charts City West's development in Pyrmont focusing on the clash between commercial and residential interests. Controversies dealt with include the casino, the heliport, and the destruction of heritage. The film documents such community-based endeavours as the declaration of the ... Read more
What does a fence mean to you? Bits of wood and concrete that distinguish one person's property from another? In this case, the definition extends further to encompass the sometimes self-imposed walls which distinguish individuals. Ingeniously and seemingly effortlessly shot, David Caesar takes us ... Read more
The rigorously experimental Folded Follies is an improvisation on Bernard Ischumi's decon-structionist follies at Pare la Villette in Paris. The structures, which the architect has described as "posthumanist", are translated into motion and subjected to a radical transformation. Unusual demands are ... Read more
Archival and original footage is mixed to describe architectural, automotive and electronic realms that have shaped the great American nomadic experience. From mobile billboards to karaoke machines, this experimental documentary essay combines images that evoke the otherside of the American sprawl ... Read more
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"The true identity of London is in its absence. As a city, it no longer exists. In this alone it is truly modern: London was the first metropolis to disappear ." ... Rather like following literary, artistic and architectural songlines of European culture, London maps the historical, spatial ... Read more
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At the time of the revolution, Paris was still Medieval. Centuries later it was a 'model city', the yardstick by which other European cities were judged. On the occasion of the death of Baron Haussman, Francis Loyer, an art historian turned himself detective and combed the city for details that ... Read more
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