TAB 2019

Architecture film “The Infinite Happiness”

Architecture films



Port Noblessner

Directors Louise Lemoine & Ila Bêka
France/Italy 2017, 85 min
In English with English subtitles
The film will be screened on September 14th, at 20.00 at Port Noblessner
Free of charge

Conceived as a personal video diary, The Infinite happiness is an architectural experience. The film takes us to the heart of one of the contemporary housing development considered to be a new model of success. Inhabiting the giant “8 House” built by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels in the suburbs of Copenhagen, Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine recount their subjective experience of living inside this experiment of vertical village, elected in 2011 “World best residential building”.
As a Lego game, the film builds up a collection of life stories all interconnected by their personal relation to the building. The film draws the lines of a human map which allows the viewer to discover the building throu-gh an inner and intimate point of view and questions the architecture’s ability to create collective happiness showing the surprising results of this new type of social model of the 21rst century.

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