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 »
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 »
What better way to demonstrate America’s diverse architectural styles than through the country’s most infamous family — The Simpsons? Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Shanghai 2020 architectural installation based in Shanghai Urban Planning Museum. About 300 square meters. Continue reading »
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