KSA MA Architectural Visualisation



The Third Man_Analysis

        The Third Man_Analysis  By Rafaella Siagkri   Film Noir and The influence of German Expressionism Film Noir emerged in the 1940's in America, heavily influenced by German Expressionism. Common tropes that appear in both Film Noir... Continue Reading →


The Truman Show architecture set Article.

By Gabrielle Greenidge “All the world’s a stage” William Shakespeare. Introduction ‘Good morning, and in case I don't see ya: Good afternoon, good evening, and good night!’  Truman Burbank, The Truman Show The Truman Show was released in 1998, directed by... Continue Reading →

Metropolis: The Contemporary City – Heat

In the following presentation, we will be looking at the depiction of the contemporary city of the award winning director, screenwriter and producer Michael Man in the film Heat. Before we begin, we would like to introduce you to the... Continue Reading →


Archifuturama: Sci-fi Architecture – Gattaca         Gattaca is a Biopunk also known as Cypunk which is a subgenre of sci-fiction films that focus on biotechnology. It was directed by Andrew Niccol and released in 1997. Niccol depicts... Continue Reading →


  TRON: LEGACY - Exploring the notion of virtual space with Joseph Kosinski TRON LEGACY: The year 2011 saw the launching of one of the most CG visual effects movie - the Tron Legacy.With a cast that included Jeff Bridges,... Continue Reading →

Sense of place: Architectural Iconography

Effect of Industrial Revolution on Architecture-Influence of Scandinavian Architects in American style Industrial Revolution Diamonds are forever was a novel written by Ian Fleming in 1950s. He was inspired to write the novel after reading about diamond smuggling.The movie was... Continue Reading →

Portraying the Past: Gladiator

Gladiator is a historical epic drama with a fictional plot revolving around the Roman empire between the 1st and 2nd century AD. The movie is directed by one of the most influential directors of our time, Sir Ridley Scott. Starring... Continue Reading →

Absurdities of Modernity: Playtime

The 1967 film, Playtime, was the brainchild of the renowned French director, actor and writer, Jacques Tati. He is most well-known for his character Monsieur Hulot, who is the central figure in many of his movies. These films follow Hulot... Continue Reading →

The Incredibles

The Incredibles was released in 2004 by the computer-animation powerhouse, Pixar. It was Pixar’s sixth CGI-animated movie, following the massive hits Toy Story, Monsters Inc. and Finding Nemo. The movie follows a family of superheroes that has been forced to... Continue Reading →

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