Posted on: 17th July 2019
Wednesday, 07.08.2019, 20:30 – Care
Architekturzentrum Wien – in the courtyard
Museumsplatz 1 1070 Vienna
In case of rain: Az W Podium
Design that Heals, US 2016, 24:00 min, original version with English subtitles, D: Thatcher Bean & Alan Ricks (MASS Design Group)
In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the health pioneer Dr Pape is successfully combatting the worst cholera outbreak in over a hundred years with the support of the MASS Design Group architecture office.
60 Elephants, AT/FR 2018, 22:00 min, original version with English subtitles, D: Sasha Pirker & Michael Klein
In 60 Elephants Michael Klein and Sasha Pirker portray the thoughts and work of the 95-year-old French architect and humanist Yona Friedman, who was awarded the Friedrich Kiesler Prize in 2018. Friedman developed visions of an improvisation-capable, mobile architecture for a migrating global society as early as the the 1950s and 1960s. (Rainer Fuchs)
Young architects in Latin America are bringing about a paradigm shift by providing a new understanding of how their work interacts with society. The film explores ways that architecture can contribute to a better future for the region and support an alternative economic model.