In the documentary Under Tomorrow’s Sky, architect and urbanist Winy Maas takes over the world with his innovative designs. The documentary is a film about a passionate man who sees it as his mission to find solutions towards the city of the future.
Winy Maas: ‘When one realises that the overall world population will have grown by 5 billion people in 2050 and that most of these people will be living in cities, we will have to go up in the sky and design innovative ways of high-rise buildings, where people can live and work in a pleasant way.’
For this documentary director Jan Louter and architect Winy Maas both travel to China and Taiwan, amongst others. However, also Winy Maas’ famous designs in the Netherlands are featured. From sincere discussions with clients, through design meetings, where he sometimes clashes with his teams, to visiting construction sites. The audience gets a glimpse of what happens behind the scenes and which obstacles and problems Winy Maas and his MVRDV team have to overcome to reach their goal.