How ‘Dune’ Replicated Real-Life Ancient Architecture 

Architectural Digest

Today, Michael Wyetzner of Michielli + Wyetzner Architects returns to AD for an in-depth look at the architectural design in Denis Villeneuve’s epic adaptation of ‘Dune’.

Surviving on the desert planet Arrakis is no mean feat–see how the movies took design inspiration from brutalism and Earth’s ancient civilizations, such as the Egyptians and Aztecs, to bring the ‘Dune’ universe to life.