2018

16 May | Building Hope: The Maggie’s Centres

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Film: Building Hope: The Maggie’s Centres 2016, Dir. Sarah Howitt, 59 mins, English. Building Hope: The Maggie’s Centres is a beautifully shot film, directed by award-winning director Sarah Howitt, and tells the story of Maggie’s approach to cancer care and the role that great design plays in the cancer support we offer. In 1993, Maggie […]

2018

13 June | Dream Empire

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  Film: Dream Empire 2016, Dir. David Borenstein, 73 mins, Chinese with English subtitles. Yana is a 24-year-old rural migrant who recently arrived in Chongqing to pursue her “Chinese Dream.” Drawn by the easy riches of China’s historic real estate boom, she opens a foreigner rental agency designed to help real estate developers market their […]

2018

11 July | Design is Work: Konstantin Grcic

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Film: Design is Work: Konstantin Grcic 2017, Dir. Gereon Wetzel
, 53.30 mins, English subtitles. Konstantin Grcic is considered one of the most innovative and profound contemporary designers worldwide. The film observes him and his creative team working on fundamental new concepts for products. “From the makers of “El Bulli – Cooking in Progress” and “How […]

2018

15 August | New Town Utopia

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Film: New Town Utopia 2017, Dir. Christopher Ian Smith, 81 mins, English. New Town Utopia is a documentary feature about utopian dreams and concrete realities… the challenging, funny, and sometimes tragic story of the British new town of Basildon, Essex. A journey of memory, place and performance guided by the artists, musicians and poets of Basildon. […]

2018

12 September | LOCAL LEGENDS

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Local Legends Our annual programme of shorts & films highlighting the life & work of our local legends of the built environment. The focus is on films about locals by locals and the perspective they offer us on who/what/why we are the way we are. Film: In The Mind of the Architect This is the […]