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Jacinta Leong on Architecture in Movies: “Films Can Tell Us How Things Are and How Things Can Be”

July 2, 2021 Fabian Dejtiar 0

Jacinta Leong is a Production Designer who enjoys the creative and collaborative process of designing environments for narratives. Her work on several movies looks ahead into the future – especially in relation to technology in society. She was recently the Production Designer on the film 2067; Art Director on Alien: Covenant, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Pacific Rim: Uprising; Assistant Art Director on Star Wars Episode IIIII; and Set Designer in The Matrix, among others.

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The Sport Center in Panticosa by Álvaro Siza: Images of Abandonment

June 3, 2021 Fabian Dejtiar 0

It’s hard to forget the impact of economic crises on architecture; however, artist Jorge Isla reminds us with his series of photographs capturing the iconic High Performance Sports Center in the Balneario de Panticosa in Spain designed by architect Álvaro Siza. Construction on the site began at the start of the 21st century, but, due to heavy snows and Spain’s financial upheaval, was abandoned shortly after.