Summer Film Night: 10 Buildings That Changed American Architecture

  • Date

    Friday, July 30 2021

  • Time

    8:00pm - 9:00pm

  • Location

    Virtual

This film tells the stories of ten influential works of architecture, the people who imagined them, and the way these landmarks ushered in innovative cultural shifts throughout our society. 

From American architectural stalwarts like Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, to modern revolutionaries Frank Gehry and Robert Venturi, discover prominent buildings designed by pioneering architects of our time, whose legacy is visible in our environmental and cultural landscape. 

Run Time: 56 min 

Year: 2013 

Produced by: Dan Protess 

Hosted by: Geoffrey Baer 


Available on YouTube and PBS. You may need to set up an account and/or rent to view this film on the host site. Links to the film provided in the registration confirmation email.


Organized by: Washington Architectural Foundation

This program is part of Summer Film Nights, a weekly film pick showcasing architecture, design, or urbanism all summer long. Grab some popcorn, get comfy, and enjoy the film!