Film and Architecture at The Glens Centre - Saturday 30th Sept

Film Night at the Glens - Saturday, 30th Sept - 8.30pm

Unwind after a hectic day of home-visiting with an evening of films and a chance to meet, chat and reflect on the day.

€5 - Spaces are limited so booking is recommended. 

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Three films:

SENSING SPACES  17mins

The film was conceived as part of the exhibition at The Royal Academy of Arts, London, Sensing Spaces: Architecture re-imagined in 2014. it focuses on the human experience of architecture through the lens of seven architects including Alvaro Siza, eduardo Souto de Moura, Kengo Kuma, Francis Kéré and Pezo von ellrichshausen interviewed in their home countries showing key built works. Director Candida Richardson

ThE MADDALENA CHAIR 20mins

The island of Budelli, Sardinia, is an earthly paradise. Mauro Morandi, guardian of the island, has been living for more than 25 years as a Robinson Crusoe of the 21st century. Using what the storms and tides spill onto the beaches, he creates objects, sculptures and furniture. La maddalena Chair is one of his creations, made of wood reclaimed from the sea and pieces of Murano glass from the facade of the former Arsenal. Director Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine

MICROTOPIA 55mins

Microtopia presents dreams of life in small, mobile or temporary spaces. Several successful architects, builders and artists from different parts of the world propose a radical solution to living space in which all unnecessary things are removed and seemingly old and worn-out items are utilised. How much space and stuff do we really need? microtopia shows the effort in finding ways to form new communities without environmental consequences. Director Jesper Wachtmeister