Celebrated Spanish director Carlos Saura captures the genius of one of the most famous Italian architects in the world: Renzo Piano, whose designs include the Center Pompidou in Paris, France, the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, Italy, and The New York Times Building in New York City, New York. Saura follows Piano during the design of the Botín Center in Santander, Spain, examining his creative process.
Director: Carlos Saura
2018 / 70 min / Spain / D.C. Premiere
This feature film will be screened in the Museum's Great Hall. Please note that the Great Hall theater will utilize wireless headsets. To check out your device, you will be required to leave a credit card or valid drivers license on file with a National Building Museum staff member.
This feature length film is followed by Two Pianos.
Directors: Paul Clemence & Aksel Stasny
2018 / 6 min / USA
Originally conceived as a video commission by the Art Museums of Switzerland, Two Pianos examines two landmark projects of the Renzo Piano Building Workshop: the Fondation Beyeler in Basel and the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern.
The Architecture & Design Film Festival: D.C. is presented by the National Building Museum with the Revada Foundation.
This film program is sponsored by:
1.0 LU (AIA)
$12 Museum | $5 Student | $15 Non-member | $135 All Access
Get the All Access Pass which includes the opening night, reception, and auto-registration to all screenings.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Image Credit: Still from Renzo Piano: The Architect of Light directed by Carlos Saura, 2018.