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  • A concrete book for concrete architecture

  • Hungarian freelance photographer and photo journalist Gábor Kasza released a concrete book on concrete architecture: in his words “a poetic photo series about relationships”. It is like a contemporary opera set where stories take place in concrete spaces. Geometric patterns also draw the story on, as they return fr[...]
  • The dystopian architectures of Lee Madgwick

  • Lee Madgwick’s dystopian worlds are depicted in large oil paintings that host isolated architectures buried in open spaces and lacking in spatial coordinates. Huge buildings represent the ruins of the everyday life, lived consumed among the walls of a concrete universe, which has been a shelter, border and Nation a[...]
  • Scaffoldage

  • With over one hundred study cases,"Scaffoldage, skeletal archiporn" is a webpage solely devoted to scaffolding and its numerous fixing techniques, compositions and material usage. It is a great source of inspiration for construction methods we are not familiar with: bamboo structures in Hong Kong building sites, co[...]
  • America's libraries

  • For nearly three centuries, America’s libraries have served not only as a sanctuary for social and civic ideals of their moment, but also as public spaces where all members of the community are invited to learn, study, and contemplate the enduring pursuit of knowledge. Thomas R. Schiff captures the shifting archite[...]
  • Hyper-urban architectural models

  • Miniaturist artist Joshua Smith creates hyperreal and hyper-urban architectural models that are more than simple building representations. Unlike conventional model-making, where buildings are cleaned up and polished, he brings forward the grimy and decaying aspects of urban life, within stand-alone miniature world[...]
  • Last house in Hollywood

  • Last House on Mulholland is a design competition for a house to be located beneath the Hollywood Hill. Launched by architectural research initiative Arch out Loud. The objective was to influence the future construction on the site in Los Angeles, as well as future residential design. The  LHOM project seeks to prom[...]
  • Cities and Memory

  • “Cities and Memory – the Architecture and the City” is an illustration project by Portuguese architect Marta Vilarinho de Freitas. Her personal view of cities is a journey through the imaginary worlds that architecture can inspire: a story of lines that start from the very detail, ant then gradually fill out the wh[...]
  • Distorted cityscapes by Víctor Enrich

  • Well known for his strained architecture, artist and photographer Víctor Enrich released new works 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 transformation: fr[...]
  • 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[...]