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  • Distorted cityscapes by Víctor Enrich

  • Well known for his strained architecture, artist and photographer Víctor Enrich released new works centered on distorted cityscapes. Touching contemporary social and political issues, he creates realistic scenarios of absurd or paradoxical situations. His work uses urban ‘intervention’ as a mean of social transform[...]
  • Oscars 2017: five featured houses

  • Just four days to go to the 89th Academy Awards (aka Oscars 2017): for the occasion, architect and movie watcher Boryana Ilieva pays an illustrated tribute with five aquarelle drawings of houses featured in movies that will run for the much desired prize. Boryana studied the floor plans with drawings and axonometri[...]
  • Archiatric: a series of disorderly houses

  • Federico Babina is back with Archiatric, an illustrated reflection on the relationship between creativeness and psychopathology. “I believe that the psychic uneasiness even if not in a pathological form it is present in various forms and in small quantities in each of us, it belongs to our lives and we must not sti[...]
  • 12 Alternative building bricks

  • If you're up for a new construction project, take a look at these alternative building bricks that contribute to sustainability with good performances and aesthetics. They use materials such as earth, clay, glass, metal, waste components and even paper. In times of overpopulation and ecodangers, it is desirable to [...]
  • 10 Illustrated Tokyo storefronts

  • Polish artist Mateusz Urbanowicz, known as Mattō, fixed into cotton paper ten illustrated Tokyo storefronts. Shops' facades that are still surviving in old buildings despite the disruptive earthquakes that hit Japan regularly. “When I moved to Tokyo, more than three years ago I was really surprised that upon my wal[...]
  • The Legacy of Ancient Palmyra

  • War in Syria has irrevocably changed the ancient city of Palmyra. “The Legacy of Ancient Palmyra” is an online exhibition by the Getty Research Institute and a tribute to the legendary caravan city, that collects materials from when it was first captured and illustrated in the 18th century, to sadly recent times. F[...]
  • Famous partners in architecture and life

  • Architecture and design wouldn't be the same without these famous partners in architecture and life. Not an easy task to combine private life and career, but something possible when dealing with creative souls: if you're one of those, get inspired by these successful couples who turned their love into real power. S[...]
  • Simplicity Project

  • Helen Shulkin is an emerging artist based in Baden-Baden, Germany. Her illustrations for the Simplicity Project search for new methods to interpret industrial and urban spaces. She focuses on the idea of a metamorphosis where, through her individual sensibility, constructions of structural complexity and of immense, [...]
  • Experience Japanese architecture

  • Japanese living space is a series of twelve publications on Japanese magazine Kenchiku-Jouranl, where Hiroko Tominaga – co-founder of FT Architects – wants the viewer to experience Japanese architecture. She has visited traditional architecture all around Japan and drawn cartoons and texts to illustrate architectur[...]
  • 12 natural soundproof materials

  • Welcome silence with a selection of twelve natural soundproof materials for interiors and construction: what they all have in common is that they are environmental friendly and each has its own technical asset and visual uniqueness. In case you live with kids, reduce the happy screaming with little felt animals tha[...]
  • Paper city is still growing

  • Charles Young began his Paperholm project in August 2014, and his paper city is still growing. As a daily project he creates little buildings that slowly grow into a dreamy urbanscape. Most of his creations are accompanied by short animated gifs that illustrate their function: each new piece is designed, built, photo[...]
  • Architecture playing cards

  • Tomasz Sachanowicz from S.LAB architecture designed a set of architectural playing cards, featuring and promoting the architecture of Szczecin, Poland. “We conceived deck of playing cards with a series of the most interesting and distinctive buildings from Szczecin’s rich architectural history”, he explains. The bu[...]