Excerpts from interviews, live footage and archival images that show the scope of the program and how it is presented without scripted narration. (9 minutes)
These sporadic clips do NOT show the cinematic style or presentation quality, which are better seen in the BECOMING MODERN excerpt and in 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 + RENFRO: REIMAGINING LINCOLN CENTER AND THE HIGH LINE, for Checkerboard Film Foundation.
ART, ARCHITECTURE AND INNOVATION: CELEBRATING THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM
Opening sequence from a 30-minute documentary commissioned by the Guggenheim Foundation to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Frank Lloyd Wright building.
FIVE SEASONS: THE GARDENS OF PIET OUDOLF
Trailer for Tom Piper's recent independent feature film about the influential Dutch landscape architect Piet Oudolf