ABC Iview has made a collection of architecture documentaries available online for the next month.
From architectural photographer Julius Shulman to the greats of Frank Gehry and Norman Foster, ‘Art of the Build: Architecture Documentaries’ explores the world and stories of buildings and building minds.
The collection can be viewed here until 2am, 15 October.
Director Nathaniel Kahn barely knew his father, but many throughout the world did. His father, renowned architect Louis Kahn, designed noteworthy buildings in California, Texas and even Bangladesh.
VISUAL ACOUSTICS: THE MODRNISM OF JULIUS SHULMAN
‘Visual Acoustics’ celebrates the world’s greatest architectural photographer, Julius Shulman. It's a joyful portrait of the man who chronicled the evolution of modern architecture with unforgettable images.
An intimate documentary which follows internationally acclaimed husband and wife team of architect Robert McBride & interior designer Debbie Ryan, to see what inspires their ground-breaking architectural concepts & designs.
HOW MUCH DOES YOUR BUILDING WEIGH, MR FOSTER?
Nicknamed the "Mozart of Modernism", Norman Foster is an artist, innovator and visionary. The internationally-renowned architect rose from working-class beginnings in Manchester through talent and dedication.
SKETCHES OF FRANK GEHRY
Who is Frank Gehry, and what makes the rule-breaking architect tick? That's what filmmaker -- and friend of Gehry -- Sydney Pollack aims to find out in this documentary.
IN THE MIND OF THE ARCHITECT
Series 1, Ep 1 Keeping The Faith
In episode one of ‘In the Mind of the Architect’ cross the country to examine how architects use ideas to change the way we live and think. The episode looks at a crematorium, a law court, a public hall and two private houses.
Series 1, Ep 2 Keeping The Faith
Explore the tough and brutal politics of getting buildings built in episode two of ‘In the Mind of the Architect’. Who is paying and what are they getting for their money? Where does the public stand in all of this?
Series 1, Ep 3 Keeping The Faith
Australia is a country of many climates and cultures. The third episode of ‘In the Mind of the Architect’ looks at the opinions of architects around Australia and asks, is there an identifiable Australian architecture?