10 Films to Watch About Famous Architects

Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio

Director: Sam Wainwright Douglas

Year Released: 2010

The late architect Samuel Mockbee promoted the idea that "everyone deserves shelter for the soul." As a professor, he taught the importance of architecture's social responsibility. He launched a project to build houses for less privileged areas in rural west Alabama by providing shelter communities. The film includes rare footage of interviews with Mockbee following the movement he started.

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