The film was awarded the 1st prize at the 1995 biennale Film and Architecture in Graz (Austria). The DVD is complemented by a booklet with introductory essays and illustrations. Film in original Italian version and alternative versions with English, German and French subtitles. Text in booklet in English and German.
Christoph Schaub, born 1958 in Zurich, is one of Switzerland's most eminent film directors. Besides of many drama and comedy movies and documentary films on variuos subjects he has realised several architecture films, featuring architects such as Peter Zumthor, Santiago Calatrava, Herzog & de Meuron, Marcel Meili and Markus Peter, or the Brazilian capital Brasilia. Marcel Meili, born 1953, is senior partner of Meili Peter Architects, Zurich, and professor for urban planning at the ETH Studio Basel, Contemporary City Institute.