This site is a brief introduction to Extended Cinematics and all works generated by or related to this process.

Extended Cinematics is an analytical and design process specifically developed for architectural designers in order to assist them in:

  1. Transforming film-specific properties into architectural ones, thus creating human environments with more meaningful architectonic elements, experiential spatial qualities and narrative organisations;
  2. Structuring their creative thought processes in order to generate innumerable novel ideas especially in periods of inspirational blocks.

Extended Cinematics is based on structuralist film and architecture semiotics.

Extended Cinematics was coined and developed by Richard Douzjian in Kyoto University.

Where Film becomes Architecture