Excerpts from interviews, live footage and archival images that show the scope of the program and the way it is presented without scripted narration. (9 minutes)
These sporadic clips do NOT show the cinematic STYLE or production QUALITY, which are better seen in the BECOMING MODERN excerpt and the sample clips from other films by Thomas Piper that follow.
Excerpt from the first episode of STONE TO STEEL, entitled BECOMING MODERN, about pioneering American architect Henry Hobson Richardson's Ames Free Library (1879), showing the cinematic style and presentation quality. (7 minutes)
Excerpt from the 60-minute feature documentary, DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFREW: REIMAGINING LINCOLN CENTER AND THE HIGH LINE, for Checkerboard Films.
Opening sequence from the 30-minute documentary, ART, ARCHITECTURE AND INNOVATION: CELEBRATING THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, commissioned by the Guggenheim Foundation for the 50th Anniversary of the Frank Lloyd Wright building.
Trailer for Tom Piper's recent feature film FIVE SEASONS about the influential Dutch landscape architect Piet Oudolf