Film: The Melnikov House, Konstantin Melnikov
Alvar Aalto Museum, Bio Alppi
This film tells the amazing story of the Melnikov House, which Konstantin Melnikov designed.
The series of five independent documentary films about outstanding private houses on different continents designed by the world’s leading architects in the 20th century, the period of modernism.
The world-famous Mexican architect Luis Barragán (1902 – 1988) designed his house and studio in the Tacubaya suburb of Mexico City during 1947 – 48.The house – better known as Casa Estudio – became a magic home also for colour, light and silence. The film tells the amazing story of Casa Estudio as an example of the metaphysical architecture of Luis Barragán.
Five Master Houses of the World – series
Duration 60 minutes. Spoken language Finnish, subtitles English.
Script, filmed and directed by Rax Rinnekangas. Bad Taste Ltd 2017.