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Beyond Participation: Film screenings


7 / 8/ 9 June

1pm + 6pm

IAF HQ, 15 Bachelors Walk, Dublin 1

FREE (first come, first served)


7 June, Walters Way followed by Case Studies NL

Walters Way is a short documentary investigating the pioneering self-built street designed by Walter Segal in Lewisham. Directed by Phineas Harper. Length: 10min

Case Studies NL is a research project that portrays a kaleidoscope of seven Dutch housing developments which all have adaptability and participation of the inhabitants as their core concepts. Length: 95 min.


8 June, Beyond The Building followed by Precise Poetry

Precise Poetry is a film about famous Italian-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi, who created poetry through architectural precision. Told in a series of interviews in Portuguese with English subtitles on the eve of her 100th birthday, Bo Bardi’s colleagues and friends recount the sociopolitical constraints and personal events that would lead to the timelessness of her work. Directed by Belinda Rukschcio. Length: 55 min


9 June, Beyond The Building followed by Design as a Social Act

Design as a Social Act

This trilogy of films shows how the social upheavals of the 1960s  led to the development of social approaches for designing the built environment.

This documentary draws on ten oral history interviews with designers and researchers of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning. Produced and Directed by Ayda Melika and Susanne Cowan. Length: 75 min