Located in Snagov, Romania, the Monastery Complex is a place of worship for the monks of the Order of Barefoot Carmelites – a contemplative monk order known for its austerity. It has been desired to be a concept – inspired from the Romanian traditional architecture but reconsidered, modernized and adapted to current needs.
The Skymetric series were made in Naples and surroundings by the italian photographer Lino Russo.
The subject highlights the decontextualization of places and architectural spaces in order to alter the natural structure. These places considered have in common the fact to be all completely square, regular and schematic, so achieving geometric shots in a minimalist context, where the simplicity and cleanliness reign supreme.
Prague’s subway stations are architecturally fascinating! Berlin-based and self-taught australian photographer Kate Seabrook, found the perfect muse for a major photographic project in the much-loved capital of Czech Republic. She documented the Prague Metro from end to end (three lines and 37 miles), in one single day, back in October, 2013.
Located in Szczecin, Poland, the Philharmonic Hall building was designed by the Spanish architecture firm Estudio Barozzi.
The monumental Philharmonic Hall emerges from its urban context, influenced by the steeply pitched roofs and the verticality of the city’s residential buildings, by the monumentality of the upright ornaments of its neo-Gothic churches and the heavy volumes of its Classicist buildings, by the towers that dot its entire skyline and the cranes of its port.
“Was ist Metaphysik?“ – title borrowed from a philosophical work of Martin Heidegger (1929), is storytelling through the architectural detail – made by Florence-based artist Michele Durrazi.
His series of surrealist and minimalist cityscapes were designed to highlight the continual and sometimes unorthodox engagement, between nature and building.
The swedish brand COS collaborated with esteemed Hong Kong architect André Fu and his studio AFSO, to create this stunning installation that showcased the COS F/W 2015 collection. Inspired by nature in architecture, the project was André Fu’s first landscape installation.
The project was built on the upper deck with spectacular views across Victoria Harbour.
Originally known as Case Study House No. 8, the Eames House was such a spatially pleasant modern residence that it became the home of the architects themselves. Charles and Ray Eames began designing the house in 1945 for the Case Study House Program in Los Angeles’ Arts and Architecture Magazine published and built these case study homes that had to focus on the use of new materials and technologies developed during World War II.
While Japan’s traditional architecture is widely regarded as a national treasure, much of the country’s significant post-war architecture is at risk of being demolished or changed beyond recognition. Many significant examples of Modernist buildings have already been destroyed due to economic forces and earthquake resistance issues.