From the directors of the 2012 film Coast Modern, comes a new documentary about eminent Canadian architect, Richard Henriquez. Richard Henriquez: Building Stories is a portrayal of Vancouver-based architect Richard Henriquez and his approach to design and his use of storytelling when contemplating his buildings.
Richard George Henriquez (born 5 February 1941 in Annotto Bay, Jamaica) is a Canadian architect known for founding Henriquez & Todd with Robert Todd in 1969 which evolved over 50 years to become the Henriquez Partners Architects of today. His projects are known for its blend of unique design with its historical context. His accumulation of works are celebrated by dozens of awards including the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Gold Medal in 2005, Governor Generals Medal in 1994 and the Order of Canada in 2017.
He is currently a Principal at Henriquez Partners, along with his son Gregory Henriquez and continues to make art and sculptures alongside his architectural practice. Richard Henriquez: Building Stories explores his influences and focus on memory and history in his approach to his work.
Directed by Mike Bernard and Gavin Froome and produced by All in Pictures.
Vancouver Premiere at ADFF:Vancouver
Richard Henriquez: Building Stories will have its Vancouver Premiere to sold out audiences on November 10th at the VIFF Centre, and again on November 11th at the VIFF Centre, as part of the 2022 Architecture + Design Film Festival in Vancouver. Popular with all design lovers, the ADFF showcases films that investigate design’s impact on the worlds of fashion, art, architecture, urban planning, and housing. Featuring inspiring films and talks that offer insights into the lives and works of global design visionaries with films from Canada, Finland, Denmark, Brazil, Greece, and Italy.ADFF:VANCOUVER