Nearly ten years after the completion of Hearst Tower in Manhattan, Norman Foster – aided by a small camera-equipped drone – gives a tour of the tower, from the James Carpenter fountain and "piazza" above it to the offices of Good Housekeeping.
Yes, we're finding this Christmas short a bit late, but it's too funny to resist posting. In it, a husband and wife architect redesign Christmas for their family, with presents stacked like Habitat 67 and a gingerbread house based on the Guggenheim.
The Harvard Art Museums – consisting of the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum – opened their new Renzo Piano-designed home on 16 November 2014. Take a look at the 4-year construction in a 4-minute time-lapse.
In Jacques Tati's 1967 classic PlayTime, a film that resonates strongly with architects, Monsieur Hulot fumbles through a modern Paris, at one point visiting a bar and inadvertently breaking a glass door, a scene critic David Cairn analyzes in depth.
Architect Bjarke Ingels was one of the speakers at WIRED by Design, a "live magazine" that took place from 29 September to 2 October at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California. In his 20-minute talk he covered a handful of BIG's recent projects.
In a short film from the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, Diébédo Francis Kéré, an architect from Burkina Faso who is based in Berlin, speaks about how he designs and builds for the people of his native country.
The sixth and final installment in Al Jazeera's Rebel Architecture series heads down to Brazil to see what informal builder Ricardo de Olivera and architect Luis Carlos Toledo are doing to improve the conditions in Rio's favelas.
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