World-renowned for his progressive architecture and constant innovation, Helmut Jahn has designed 16 buildings in Illinois, including Chicago’s own United Airlines Terminal. He has also designed skyscrapers in major cities around the world, from Brussels and Rotterdam to Bangkok, Shanghai, and Berlin, which boasts his celebrated Sony Center. Jahn will discuss his remarkable 49-year career in architecture and his unique vision, using clips from modern and classic films that showcase his designs and reflect his philosophy. 60 min.
This program is part of the Chicago International Film Festival's Spotlight: Architecture + Space + Design film series.
This program celebrates the remarkable spirit and outstanding representations of innovative architecture and design in the cinema. From Milan to Tokyo to São Paulo, the international selection features the work of celebrated visionaries and chronicles ordinary people and characters interacting with extraordinary and complex places and spaces.