Tokyo’s populated office blocks, spiraling observation towers from above and clever reflections at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London are among 24 finalists for The Architectural Photography Awards 2019.
Digital technologies are shaping the way we read the news as well as the spaces where the news are written. Rem Koolhaas’ OMA has almost completed the media campus for the publishing company Axel Springer; the building reflects the sector’s print-digital transition and aims to “absorb the question marks of the digital future”.
Depwell Dodge, MIdnight Modern – photo essay by Tom Blachford.
The Nanjing Zendai Himalayas Center by MAD Architects features mountainous ‘liquid’ towers embracing a village-like mixed-use development. Connecting pathways and green contemplative spaces merge nature with the conveniences of modern day living.
World Architecture Festival announces the 20 finalists for The Architectural Photography Awards 2018 including images of The Hive at Kew Gardens, Milan Duomo, Asif Khan’s pitch black pavilion for the PyeongChang winter Olympics and Foster + Partners’ Bloomberg headquarters in London.
A MoMA’s specially commissioned photo essay by Valentin Jeck explores neglected buildings, monumental housing complexes and concrete skyscrapers built in the region of former Yugoslavia.
Australian photographer Tom Blachford explores Tokyo’s Blade Runner-style architecture portraying iconic buildings by Kenzo Tange, Kisho Kirosawa and more…
From postwar never-realized urban visions to fancy sleeping pods. The history of Tokyo capsule hotels starts from the endangered Nakagin Capsule Tower photographed by Noritaka Minami.
Where They Create photo essays by Paul Barbera explores working spaces and daily routines of 32 leading Japanese creatives such as Tadao Ando, Nendo and Schemata Architects.
Raphael Olivier portrays Pyongyang austere towers and monuments which convey a brutalist sense of leadership weaved into the urban fabric of the North Korean capital.
Back in the USSR: Peter Ortner photographed bus stops from Moldova to Uzbekistan revealing an vibrant “architecture of waiting”.
Outside Legoland, even helicopters and other vehicles made of Lego should get a ticket if they park on zebras or land by the Colosseum.
Photo-essay by Amey Kandalgaonkar portrays Shanghai Art Deco architecture revealing a the dark-side of a new Gotham City.
Fragments of Justice photo-essay by photographer and filmaker Luca Sironi portrays the austere architecture of empty Italian courthouses once the legislative performance and human drama leave space to a timeless silence.
Brutalist melancholia and neglecter modernism: Souvenir d’un Futur photo essay by Laurent Kronental dives into the concrete ocean floating around Paris and portrays the elderly “urban veterans” who live in it.
Iwan Baan shot an aereal portrait of Chicago capturing both architectural landmarks and the broader cityscape for the first Chicago Architecture Biennial.
Haubitz + Zoche photographic journey portrays Indian movie theaters, doomed architectures that witnessed an era when people use to hang out without digital interaction and Netflix didn’t exist.
NEONSIGNS.HK interactive online exhibition celebrates Hong Kong’s flickering streetscapes. Presented by M+ museum, the exhibition invites people to upload, and document street signs offering a deeper look into tradition and craftmanship.