About the Show
Explore 10 trend-setting works of architecture that have shaped and inspired the American landscape. These aren't just historic structures by famous architects – they're buildings with global influence that have dramatically changed the way people live, work and play. Hosted by Geoffrey Baer, the programme features striking videography, rare archival images, distinctive animation and interviews with some of the most insightful historians and architects (including Frank Gehry and Robert Venturi). This is a journey inside groundbreaking works of art and engineering, and back in time, to discover the shocking, funny, and even sad stories of how these buildings came to be. And ultimately, it is a journey inside the imaginations of ten daring architects who set out to change the way we live, work, worship, learn, shop and play.