Media library / 978 audiovisual documents

About arquia/film archive

arquia/filmoteca is a free on-line viewing system that uses streaming of audiovisual materials covering the field of architecture and architects, organized into four sections: documentaries, conferences, fiction and cooperation.

Documentaries

Tokyo
Espaces intercalaires
Director: Damien Faure
Country of production: Francia
Year of production: 2012
Duration: 55 minutes

Ficción

The Eyes of the Lighthouse
Los ojos del faro
Director: Pedro Serrazina
Country : Portugal y Holanda
Year of production: 2010
Duration: 15 minutes

Conferences

I SIAMF_01: 'Arquitectura y fotografía: utilidades cruzadas'
Institution: ETSAB. Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectos de Barcelona
Place: Barcelona / SPAIN
Date: 10/04/2015
Type: Conferences, workshops and seminars
Participants: Antonio Armesto
Duration: 31 minutes

Cooperation

MEK-WATSAN
Institution: UN-HABITAT
Collaboration: Governments of the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS), Government of Netherlands
Date of intervention: 14/08/2014
Date of disaster: 14/08/2014
Duration: 9 minutes

News arquia/film archive

Ciclos "SIAMF. Seminario Internacional de Arquitectura Moderna y Fotografía"

27 NOVIEMBRE 2017 / FILM ARCHIVE

Desde hace más de cien años la fotografía se ha consolidado como el principal canal de comunicación de la arquitectura entre los arquitectos y la sociedad.

 

Author's cycle: "Juan Sebastián Bollaín" in arquia/film archive

21 NOVIEMBRE 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

Architect and urban planner. Director, screenwriter and producer of Film and Television. Author and editor of publications, mainly related to Architecture and Urban Planning. Professor of Composition and Urban Planning at the ETSA of Seville and Professor of Drama at the Theatre Institute of Seville (CAT).

His work has won awards at international film and architecture festivals: buildings, urban plans, books, television series, feature films (long and short) and documentaries. In 2009, part of his work was exhibited at the Reina Sofia National Art Gallery in Madrid and at the Casa Encendida. Silent music is his latest project, broadcast on television.

"Rafael Aburto, architect" in arquia/film archive

28 SEPTIEMBRE 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

"Nunca he sido importante. Creo que he sido nombrado, nada más" (I was never important. I think I was just nominated, nothing more)

HYPER-TEXT in arquia/film archive

15 SEPTIEMBRE 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

Anna¬Eugeni Bach, Calderon-Folch-Sarsanedas and Elii explain their recent projects and references.

Mudgee Tower in arquia/film archive

20 JULIO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

A look at the inspiration, design and construction of this unique shelter.

MIGUEL FISAC explains his works in arquia/film archive

06 JULIO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

Guided tour by the architect Miguel Fisac of two of his works: Made laboratories (1959) and Congregation of the Assumption (1965)

Le voyage à travers l'impossible (1904) in arquia/film archive

30 JUNIO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

A selection that criticized the progress of the industrial revolution in the late nineteenth century 

Vertical City (2010) in arquia/film archive

08 JUNIO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

The degradation of a promise of a better life in the suburbs of Bombay

Le Corbusier in Paris in arquia/film archive

26 MAYO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

Le Corbusier, from his study, explains the concept of the Ville Radieuse

The City (1939) in arquia/film archive

19 MAYO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

A pioneering documentary that is a statement in favor of planned urban communities

House on a Haunted Hill in arquia/film archive

27 ABRIL 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

The Ennis House of Frank Lloyd Wright, in Los Angeles, in a horror film of the late 50s.

H2T RCR in arquia/film archive

20 ABRIL 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

Micro interventions to generate meeting places and enhance relations in the neighborhood of Trafaria in Portugal.

The Absent Column in arquia/film archive

13 ABRIL 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

This documentary presents justifications for the preservation and final approval of the demolition of the Prentice Women's Hospital in downtown Chicago.

A Short History of the Highrise in arquia/film archive

07 ABRIL 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

A documentary series on the history of living in high rises in urban environments, part of the HIGHRISE project

Anna Heringer in arquia/fim archive

17 MARZO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

Anna Heringer has a number of projects where the choice of materials and construction techniques have a decisive influence on the distribution of resources, participation and equity. 

Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari in arquia/film archive

09 MARZO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

Using the formal language inspired by the German Expressionist movement, it emphasizes a threatening atmosphere using distorted sets. 

Siza x Siza in arquia/film archive

01 MARZO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

The presentation of the publication ' Siza x Siza'   is now available in arquia/film archive. It took place on November 20, 2015 at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid, bringing together more than 250 people in an act of homage to the career of the renowned Portuguese architect.

 

De Drager in arquia/film archive

24 FEBRERO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

Journey to Thought by John Habraken, one of the most controversial architects of his generation. 

The Child in arquia/film archive

17 FEBRERO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

Videoclip that renders the city of New York, its objects and its inhabitants in words.

Rotterdam 2040 in arquia/film archive

03 FEBRERO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

Personal perspective of Gyz La Rivieres on urban renewal since the bombing of Rotterdam and its future possibilities.

Lecture by Antonio Jimenez Torrecillas on Luis Barragan in arquia/fim archive

28 ENERO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

Three works by Barragan; his own house, the Jardines del Pedregal de San Angel and the Carmelite Sacramentarias Convent, as envisioned by Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas.

Rem Koolhaas. Lagos. Wide and Close in arquia/film archive

20 ENERO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

What is the logic behind the functional nature of a chaotic city that welcomes 52 new people each hour? 

RCR in arquia/film archive

13 ENERO 2016 / FILM ARCHIVE

Journey through the work of RCR Aquitectes presented by Carme Pinguem

The Alameda by Juan Sebastián Bollaín en arquia film archive

16 DICIEMBRE 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

A documentary that aims to show the destruction of historic town centers and the eviction of their inhabitants.

Plan of the city in arquia/film archive

10 DICIEMBRE 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Music, illustrations, real images and an acclaimed chamber orchestra are all part of an experimental film on New York.

"The dome as a social model" in arquia/film archive

11 NOVIEMBRE 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

The recovery of traditional architecture models by Fabrizio Carola.

A walk with Didier, Scofido and Renfro along the High Line in New York

29 OCTUBRE 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Elisabeth Diller, Ricardo Scofidio and Charles Renfro stroll along the High Line in New York explaining the key ideas of the project.

The eyes of the lighthouse in arquia/film archive

21 OCTUBRE 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Solitude, power of the elements in nature, a lighthouse and its inhabitants.

A meeting. San Isidro Sugar Factory, Granada, directed by Juan Sebastián Bollaín in arquia film archive

09 OCTUBRE 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

The story of an architect and a building, full of heritage and landscape values.

Guiuan; Rebuilding on Four Pillars from UN-Habitat worldwide in arquia/film archive

01 OCTUBRE 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Sample of the reconstruction of Guiuan using criteria that adapts to climate change and sustainable development, following Typhoon Haiyan.

Alvaro Siza Viera in arquia/film archive

23 SEPTIEMBRE 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Two audiovisual works that show the work uniqueness of Alvaro Siza.

A Plea for Modernism in arquia/film archive

17 SEPTIEMBRE 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

The popular dissemination and mobilizations generated for the conservation of one of the icons of modern architecture in the United States.

"Works" by Hendrick Dusollier in arquia/film archive

09 SEPTIEMBRE 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

A graphic and poetic walk through a particular view of the dramatic destruction of La Ribera neighborhood in Barcelona.

Beyond. Varanasi (India) in arquia/film archive

02 SEPTIEMBRE 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

The documentary captures the essence of Varanasi, described as the most spiritual city of India, one of the places in the world where color, chaos and crowds combine to form the magic heartbeat of the Hindu universe.

Kowloon Walled City in arquia/film archive

22 JULIO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

"It was a huge monstrosity of buildings" small houses stacked on top of each other, connected by winding stairs hung from cables, with dark corridors where the police did not dare enter.

Francesc Català-Roca in arquia/film archive

16 JULIO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Francesc Català-Roca explains its history and some of its architectural achievements. 

A Bronx Morning by Jay Leyda in arquia/film archive

08 JULIO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Described as an urban symphony, A Bronx Morning is also an exercise in amateur film-making and documents the indomitable vitality of New York in the cosmopolitan heyday of the 1930's.

Manhatta (1921), in arquia/film archive

17 JUNIO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

A modernist production, with cubist infuences and percussion rhythms. According to Jan-Christopher Horak, this is the first avant-garde audiovisual production made in the United States.

 

Ode to the abandoned factory by Iñaki Uriarte and Unai Alonso in arquia/film archive

10 JUNIO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

In terms of the relationship of people with abandoned industrial sites, a deferred transfer of human feelings occurs. 

A Procura de Pancho in arquia/film archive

28 MAYO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Animation, illustration and reality merge following the journey of a lonely student who moves to the city to explore the vibrant work of the architect and artist Pancho Guedes.

The house of the wind

21 MAYO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Expanded Architecture shows the collaboration in the construction of an annex to the library of San Cristobal in Bogota.

César Portela in arquia/film archive

13 MAYO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

One step over the river, a shelter, a lookout, a poem straddling two shores: the Azuma Bridge by Cesar Portela.

Babel in arquia/film archive

06 MAYO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Henrick Dusollier presents a very personal and unique image of modern China.

5 Cities, 5 Places, One Day in arquia/film archive

29 ABRIL 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

5 buildings in 5 countries in one day presented with a refined film-making atmosphere and personal anecdotes of their inhabitants.

Author cycles | When film-making overtakes architecture: visionary projects on the big screen

22 ABRIL 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Science fiction films and books use the future to explain and analyse the present in which they are set.

Presentation of the Media Library agreement between the COAM and the Arquia Foundation

07 ABRIL 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

At 8 p.m. next Wednesday, 8 April 2015, the arquia/media library Collaboration Agreement between the Arquia Foundation and the COAM will be presented, together with the new arquia/media library and the broadening of the content of the Filmography and the consolidation of its Film Archive as a benchmark in its field with more than 500 audiovisual documents.

 

Barba Corsini in the arquia/film archive

01 ABRIL 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Conversations held between J.F. Barba Corsini and Xavier Monteys and a personal vision of connoisseurs of the work of Barba Corsini, Helio Piñón and Joaquim Ruiz Millet.

Villa Mairea, a house under the pines by Rax Rinnekangas, narrated by Juhani Pallasmaa in the arquia/film archive

27 MARZO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Located in a pine forest next to an old sawmill, it has become one of the most remarkable and enduring icons of modern architecture.

'Building is People' by Lyndon Lorenz in the arquia/film archive

19 MARZO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Welcome to the metropolis of tomorrow: Building is People, it is the celebration of people and processes that generate the creation of communities. 

'Saint-Pierre de Firminy-Vert' by Luis Burriel Bielza in the arquia/film archive

11 MARZO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

The church of Saint-Pierre de Firminy-Vert, together with the chapel of NotreDame-du-Haut in Ronchamp and the Sainte Marie de La Tourette convent, form the set of iconic works of Le Corbusier intended for Catholic worship.

'Schminke House' by Hans Scharoun in the arquiafilm archive

05 MARZO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

“The house that I loved most, was built for the industrialist Schminke in Löbau in Saxony.” - Hans Scharoun, in the 1950s.

 

Antonio Fernández Alba in the arquia/film archive

25 FEBRERO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Antonio Fernández Alba explains the influences on the conception of the Nuestra Señora de Santa María College and the conditioning of the social context of the time or the educational direction of the school.

Berlin: Symphony of a Great City by Walter Ruttmann in the arquia/film archive

18 FEBRERO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

From dawn until sunset, a portrait of Berlin in which the city imposes its rhythm, its fascinating layout and shelters the crowd. An historical reference among audiovisual documents on cities.

 

Francisco Mangado in the arquia/film archive

11 FEBRERO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

Francisco Mangado analyses his work with Carlos Quintans.

MEK-WATSAN in the arquia/film archive

04 FEBRERO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

In 9 minutes, discover how the arrival of water changes people's lives.

Manuel Gallego in the arquia/film archive: Polo territorio da Arquitectura

28 ENERO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

A journey through Galicia visiting five works of Manuel Gallego takes us, together with the architect, through his work, his thinking and his conception of architecture.

 

Souto de Moura in the arquia/film archive

21 ENERO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

The Mercado de Braga, a hotel in Salzburg or the conversion of the Santa Maria do Bouro monastery, explained first-hand by its author.

 

Charles Correa in the arquia/film archive

12 ENERO 2015 / FILM ARCHIVE

The Blessing of the Sky, the influence of the sky and climate of India on the architecture of Charles Correa.

José Antonio Coderch in the arquia/film archive

24 DICIEMBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

Coderch reads and comments on the article 'It's not geniuses that we need now' written in 1961, and chats with Emilio Donato and R. Santos Torroella. 

 

Jorge Gorostiza in the arquia/film archive

19 DICIEMBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

When film-making overtakes architecture: visionary projects on the big screen. With the film Things to Come, Jorge Gorostiza introduces us to the understanding of the future city that appears in the film.

"El sueño de Luis Moya. De la Arquitectura del poder, al poder de la Arquitectura", in the arquia/film archive

10 DICIEMBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

This is the story of the University of Gijon, the story hidden in its walls, the story of the thousands of students who have passed through its halls, the story of how the creative genius of Luis Moya Blanco and his team of architects turned what had previously been a utopia into a reality: "LA CIUDAD IDEAL" (the ideal city).

José Manuel Gallego Jorreto in the arquia/film archive

03 DICIEMBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

Through three built projects, Jose Manuel Gallego Jorreto shows us the ideas and concepts that underlie his architecture.

Juan Navarro Baldeweg in the arquia/film archive

26 NOVIEMBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

Juan Navarro Baldeweg presents the Puerta de Toledo Library building, encompassed in a broader urban development. A series of fragmentary pieces, which generated relationships on another scale that unified the different strata, serving as a background to the monument.

Jerónimo Junqueras in the arquia/film archive

19 NOVIEMBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

The documentary shows the characteristics of the project of the National Library by the architect Jerónimo Junqueras, of the Junqueras-Pérez Pita studio.

Andrés Perea in the arquia/film archive

13 NOVIEMBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

The architect Andrés Perea Ortega explains the Rafael Alberti library project in Madrid.

Alas + Casariego in the arquia/film archive

06 NOVIEMBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

A look at the work of Alas+Casariego from the architects themselves, followed by the visit of the Elías Ahúja college and the house in Aravaca by Pedro Casariego.

Robert A.M. Stern, 15 Central Park West & the History of the New York Apartment House in the arquia/film archive

29 OCTUBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

Even during the 2008 financial crisis, a new apartment building in New York continued to set the bar in terms of property prices: 15 Central Park West. 

Oriol Bohigas and Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza discuss the figure of Coderch in the arquia/film archive

23 OCTUBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

Listen to two of the greatest exponents of architecture in Spain, Oriol Bohigas and Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oíza, giving views from Barcelona and Madrid, respectively.

Resonance: Raj Rewal and Tradition by Manu Rewal in the arquia/film archive

15 OCTUBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

Architectural tour through the work of the Indian architect Raj Rewal.

Working with Le Corbusier by Jerzy Soltan in the arquia/film archive

08 OCTUBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

Jerzy Soltan shows Le Corbusier from a human point of view and introduces us to the daily life of the studio.

Aldo Rossi versus OMN in the arquia/film archive

01 OCTUBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

A look at Aldo Rossi's sketches shown in the exhibition held at the COAM in 1986, of projects such as the extension of the cemetery of Modena

Philip Johnson - Diary of An Eccentric Architect in the arquia/film archive

19 SEPTIEMBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

'My place in New Canaan is...a diary of an eccentric architect'. That is how a fascinating look into the mind of one of the most creative and relevant architects begins.

Lecture by Josep Lluís Sert at the Congress of Architects held in Granada in 1982 in the arquia/film archive.

16 SEPTIEMBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

Get to know the career path of this great architect through their experiences.

Arroyo Matriz in the arquia/film archive

05 SEPTIEMBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

'Antes que Paseo… La Castellana fue Arroyo' Arroyo Matriz documentary by Maitane Díaz Prieto and Mauro Doncel MarchánVIDEOURBANA special mention in the 8th Cádiz BIAU in 2012

Arne Jacobsen by Félix Solaguren-Beascoa in the arquia/film archive

03 SEPTIEMBRE 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

The Nordic environment has always represented an architectural focus of great interest. Its peripheral location, history, geographical features and climate have been key factors in it establishing a profound cultural base of its own,reaffirming its identity as a people.Felix Solaguren-Beascoa

 

Diller Scofidio+Renfro - Reimagining the Lincoln Center and the High Line in the arquia/film archive

27 AGOSTO 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

Documentary on Diller Scofidio+Renfro, known for his provocative displays of theoretical projects that blur the boundaries between art and architecture, focusing on the Lincoln Center and the High Line in NY.

Max Bill - A classic of the future in the arquia/film archive

20 AGOSTO 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

The documentary on Max Bill, a Swiss architect highlighted as part of the Bauhaus generation of the 30s, a generation that continued the rationalist currents defined by Mondrian, Van Doesburg, Moholy-Nagy and Vantongerloo. 

Kieran-Timberlake - Loblolly House (2007), Cellophane House (2008) in the arquia/film archive

13 AGOSTO 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

The documentary is about the Kieran Timberlake firm, an architecture studio in Philadelphia, leader of the 'green' architecture movement in the United States.

 

Alberto Campo Baeza - Labor of Love in the arquia/film archive

07 AGOSTO 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

The documentary Labor of Love directed by Keith Reamer, shows the design and construction of the Olnick Spanu House by Alberto Campo Baeza through all of its participants.

 

Rick Joy: Interludes in the arquia/film archive

31 JULIO 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

Rick Joy takes advantage of energy efficient techniques and natural resources, creating striking solutions for living in dry, hot climates such as the Arizona desert.

 

lecture: 'Los Angeles and the ideal found. The blue angel' by Joan Coll-Barreu in the arquia/film archive

16 JULIO 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

This week we turn again to the architecture of Los Angeles thanks to the fantastic lecture Los Angeles and the ideal obtained. The blue angel  given by Joan Coll-Barreu.

Ray Kappe: California Modern Master - Forty Years of Modular Evolution in the arquia/film archive

09 JULIO 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

From modular principles, the use of natural materials and the search for adaptation to the local climate, Ray Kappe creates architecture that exudes modernity and connects with nature.

Federico Correa and Alfons Milà interviewed by Lluís Clotet in the arquia/film archive

02 JULIO 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

An engaging conversation between Federico Correa, Alfons Milà and Lluís Clotet, in which they convey their passion, energy and determination in defining their own style, which departed from the architectural practice at the time in the country while carrying on the legacy of the great masters.

 

Rafael Moneo lecture on Utzon in the arquia/film archive

25 JUNIO 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

Rafael Moneo dispenses with the detail of the story, the more private interests, to address the architectural problems posed by the opera with a critical attitude that appears to have a better understanding of the conflicts that arose from its construction.

Process, a way of thinking – Glenn Murcutt in the arquia/film archive

18 JUNIO 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

'I am talking about the conservation of materials, the conservation of land, the keeping of old growth forests, the understanding of how we might be able to find a sustainable building .' Words from Glenn Murcutt presenting his masterclass. 

 

Le Corbusier in India in the arquia/film archive

11 JUNIO 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

The two documentaries by Manu Rewal, Le Corbusier in India, recount his adventure in this country, through documents, writings and drawings by Le Corbusier himself, and interviews with his collaborators, clients and architecture critics, 

Tokyo - Intercalary Spaces in the arquia/film archive

27 MAYO 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

The documentary looks at miniature buildings that are constructed on small plots, which show a high level of inventiveness from their authors and those who live there, making them exceptional examples of architecture.

Theoretical Foundations of the Modern Project by Helio Piñón in the arquia/film archive

28 ABRIL 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

You can now watch five lectures conducted by Helio Piñón, Professor of the Department of Architectural Projects at the ETSAB, for the Theoretical Foundations of the Modern Project module in the 2012 edition.

The videos of the presentation ceremony of the arquia/masters collection are already available to watch

10 ABRIL 2014 / FILM ARCHIVE

On 25 March, the Arquia Foundation presented the arquia/masters collection in Madrid. The San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts hosted the three architects of the first instalment of this collection, Oriol Bohigas, Rafael Moneo and Juan Navarro Baldeweg, at a ceremony chaired by Rafael Catalá Polo, Secretary of State for Infrastructure, Transport and Housing.

THE FOUNDATION PRESENTS THE ARQUIA/FILM ARCHIVE CULTURAL PROGRAMME

18 SEPTIEMBRE 2012 / FILM ARCHIVE

The Foundation presents the ARQUIA/FILM ARCHIVE cultural programme, a free online viewing service of audiovisual documents from the field of architecture, aimed at architects, architecture students and organisations from the sector.

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