Artist Tishk Barzanji Explores Human Tragedy In Psychedelic Architectural Illustrations

Kurdish-British artist Tishk Barzanji creates surreal, architecture-infused illustrations that depict impossible structures and dark domestic scenes, to engage with difficult subject matters. Barzanji began publishing the brightly hued illustrations on his Instagram account in 2016, and has posted more than 100 different designs in this style to date. Continue reading »

Architectural & Technology Company Builds Curve Appeal 3D-Printed House

Branch Technology consists of a diverse team of architects, programmers, mechanical engineers, mathematicians and industrial designers focused on the common goal of revolutionizing the built environment. We are passionate about translating the strength, beauty, and efficiency of nature into how we build. Continue reading »

Reimagining The Simpsons’ Home In 8 Popular Architectural Styles

What better way to demonstrate America’s diverse architectural styles than through the country’s most infamous family — The Simpsons? Continue reading »

This Jewelry Is Inspired By Architectural Floor Plans

QUPA, a design company founded by Eleni Kouineli and Stefanos Papadatos, have created CROQUIS, a collection of modern jewelry inspired by the architectural floor plans of famous buildings from all over the world. Using methods of classic molding, laser cutting, and 3D printing, these delicate jewelry pieces are extremely unique. Let’s have a look at some of their designs. Continue reading »

Surreal Architectural Collages By Beomsik Won

Beomsik Won is an professional Korean photographer and artist who currently lives and works in Seul. Beomsik received his M.F.A. in Photography from Hongik University and M.F.A. in Fine Art Media from UCL University. To Won architecture is a language that can be expanded, reduced, and manipulated at will. For his latest ‘Archisculpture Project’, Korean artist assembled from photos of diverse architectural buildings by various architects. While studying at the Slade School of Art, Won was inspired by the eclectic variety of London architecture, but felt that to photograph the buildings he admired individually would only amount to a database, when what he sought was a creative response to his experiences in the city. Continue reading »

15 Finalists Of The Art Of Building Architectural Photography 2016

The 15 finalists of this year’s Art of Building architectural photography competition have been selected from thousands of entries. Here we present the photos along with a comment from each photographer. The Art of Building contest is run by the Chartered Institute of Building.

Roman Robroek: “This beautiful control room is one of a kind and built in a beautiful Art Deco style.” Continue reading »

Architectural Camouflage Collection By Snarkitecture

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New York-based studio Snarkitecture has teamed up with Print All Over Me (POAM) to realize the Architectural Camouflage collection. This new series of apparel uses allover prints of white building materials that allow the wearer to blend into their architectural surroundings. Continue reading »

Outstanding Architectural Rings By Ola Shekhtman

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Ola Shekhtman, the Siberian-born jewelry designer reimagined 12 major metropolises—including London, New York, Paris, Stockholm, and Hong Kong—as intricate accessories you can wear around your finger. Continue reading »

Chien Chu Lee Carves Pencils Into Architectural Sculptures

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Chien Chu Lee from Taiwan is a self-taught pencil carving artist who has mastered a remarkable art form. Lee has been carving pencils since October 2010, but before that he was making small figurines toys for his children using bamboo sticks. Lee considers himself to be a very patient man and possessor of a very steady hand, which is not very difficult to perceive once you look at his creations. From near-exact replica of bridges to Dubai’s Burj Al Arab to the Great Wall of China, Lee has carved them all. Continue reading »

Large Scale Surreal Architectural Collages By Anastasia Savinova

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Anastasia Savinova is a russian-born visual artist currently living and working in Sweden whose background in architectural studies has led her to create these intriguing large scale collages. Continue reading »

Architectural Photographer Pavel Bendov

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Pavel Bendov photographs architecture, interiors and design to stun. Executing each shot with expertise and empathy, he works with passion and steadfast attention to detail. Continue reading »

Artist Uses Recycled Off-Cuts Of Wood To Create An Architectural Sculpture

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Russian artist, Nikolay Polissky, has recently completed the SELPO Pavilion, located in Nikola-Lenivets Park, which contains 28 permanent art works. Continue reading »

Unusually Beautiful Architectural Collages by Matthias Jung

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German graphic artist Matthias Jung creates collages of fictional structures that seemingly turn the logic of architecture upside down. Buildings sprout mountains populated by livestock, homes hover in mid-air, and contrasting architectural styles are fused together in strangely harmonious ways like something straight out of a Terry Gilliam movie. You can see more of Jung’s work on his website where he also has a number of prints available. Continue reading »

Architectural Covers By Przemysław Sobiecki

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These wonderful covers of the Polish architectural magazine RZUT illustrated by Przemyslaw Sobiecki. Each features an abstraction of an architectural drawing, a section through a fantastical building, plans turned into labyrinths and strange perspectives. They’re the kind of illustration that would get overlooked for an everyday piece of pattern design, but as with most things, especially architecture, the devil is in the detail; and detail there certainly is! You can pick up some prints on his SOCIETY6.
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The Image of an Orthodox Church in a Modern Architectural Solution


Some time ago, The Union of Architects of Russia and Union of Philanthropy Organizations of Russia have announced a competition called “The Image of an Orthodox Church in a Modern Architectural Solution”. The competition will conclude with the selection of the 10 best architectural projects, which wil be put on display at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, RIA Novosti reports.

“First of all the projects should be focused not on stylizing cathedral architecture of past eras but rather on expressing in the image of the cathedral traditional features alongside modern aesthetics,” the organizers note.

The jury and expert council include representatives of the architecture community and the Russian Orthodox Church as well as historians of church architecture.

Take a look at some fantastic examples below! Continue reading »