Archinect - News 2014-10-26T03:57:24-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/110724235/hufton-crow-named-as-arcaid-images-architectural-photographer-of-the-year-2014 Hufton + Crow named as Arcaid Images Architectural Photographer of the Year 2014 Justine Testado 2014-10-07T15:27:00-04:00 >2014-10-08T10:16:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k1/k1sujtnot6u7700f.jpg" width="514" height="858" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Every year, Arcaid Images honors the very best architectural photographers and their expertise and creativity in the unique medium of architectural photography. Nick Hufton and Al Crow of Hufton + Crow were announced as the 2014 overall winners of the Arcaid Images Architectural Photographer of the Year award at the end of World Architecture Festival in Singapore on October 3.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Hufton + Crow won the prestigious award for their interior photograph of&nbsp; Zaha Hadid Architects' well-known Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku, Azerbaijan. (pictured above). Interestingly enough, Hufton + Crow also received a runner-up spot for their exterior photograph of the same building.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/66/66fukv8vtnnf5ymj.jpg"></p><p>The three additional runners-up announced were:</p><p>&darr; Victor Romeo for the Cayan Tower by SOM</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/um/umk9uaczy86pscz8.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Inigo Bujedo Aguirre for the Encants Flea Market by B720 Arquitectura</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r6/r6ubrydroaoh2qrt.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Joao Morgado for Outdoor Swimming Pool by Alvaro Siza Vieira</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k2/k2q1b4dovtb247to.jpg"></p><p>Find more details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/hufton_crow_named_as_arcaid_images_architectural_photographer_of_year_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97177157/how-iwan-baan-became-the-most-wanted-photographer-in-architecture How Iwan Baan Became the Most Wanted Photographer in Architecture Archinect 2014-04-03T12:47:00-04:00 >2014-04-04T11:10:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1a/1aa70b51a89c70cf260312d4c9e58a81.jpg" width="426" height="639" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Baan, who began shooting buildings in earnest less than a decade ago, balances politeness with relentlessness&mdash;qualities that help explain his rapid rise in the architecture world. So compelling is his work, which depicts the world's buildings being used, misused or even abused, that top-tier architects like Herzog &amp; de Meuron, Rem Koolhaas and Zaha Hadid dispatch him to photograph all of their new projects, requiring him to fly hundreds of thousands of miles a year.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/95969942/grant-mudford-to-receive-2014-julius-shulman-institute-excellence-in-photography-award Grant Mudford to receive 2014 Julius Shulman Institute Excellence in Photography Award Justine Testado 2014-03-18T21:51:00-04:00 >2014-03-25T20:58:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pj/pj4xhvpn7v17eq53.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Grant Mudford has been named the 2014 recipient of the Julius Shulman Institute Excellence in Photography Award. The award highlights an early or mid-career artist who embodies the legacy of architectural photographer Julius Shulman and the Institute's mission to challenge the perception of physical space.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Mudford will receive the award on April 3 at the WUHO Gallery from 6-8 pm. Accompanying the award reception will be the opening of the <em>Grant Mudford: Building</em> exhibition, running from April 3-27.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wg/wgtk4fwildrngixq.jpg"></p><p>"Since the mid-1960s, Grant Mudford has investigated the urban landscape in photographs known for their clarity, conceptual acumen and sly humor. After studying architecture at the University of New South Wales, the Australian-born artist established himself as a cogent observer of Sydney and London's social and architectural scenes. With his move to Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he found his ideal subject in a city founded on quirky details, anxious expediency and stylistic incongruence."</p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/grant_mudford_to_receive_julius_shulman_institute_excellence_in_photography/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93807273/wide-lens-a-new-column-on-architectural-photography "Wide Lens": A new column on architectural photography Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-02-18T17:40:00-05:00 >2014-02-24T22:00:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yg/ygbo7ypcwi6ils4l.jpg" width="514" height="331" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://photographyandarchitecture.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Photography &amp; Architecture</a> makes the work of architectural photographers more transparent, offering information and resources on what the industry and its professionals are like. More than ever, the reputation of an architect rests upon images of their built work, but the professional relationship between architect and photographer isn&rsquo;t always clear.</p><p>To help bridge that gap, Archinect presents <strong>Wide Lens</strong>, a monthly column from P&amp;A editor, <a href="http://juliegrahame.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julie Grahame</a>.</p><p>For the inaugural issue, Julie shared with us an interview with architectural photographer <a href="http://www.feinknopf.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brad Feinknopf</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ql/qlaznh97qbewnkzb.jpg"></p><p><em>Julie Grahame:</em></p><p>Our colleague Brittain Stone spoke with Brad Feinknopf, a seasoned architectural photographer based in Columbus, Ohio, so that he could relay the way that he helps architects defray the upfront cost of a multi-day, high-end architectural shoot. But first, a little about Brad. His father and grandfather were both architects, and he&rsquo;s been photographing architecture professionally for over 25 years. Prior to that he ass...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92857521/winning-2013-arcaid-images-architectural-photography-awards-photos-exhibited-in-london-this-month Winning 2013 Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards photos exhibited in London this month Justine Testado 2014-02-04T18:54:00-05:00 >2014-02-10T19:53:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/21/21r5y0wfihvgq4xu.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Snap, snap! Here are the winning photos of the 2013 Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards. First displayed at the most recent World Architecture Festival, the photos will be on exhibition in London this month. Architectural photographers had to show the best of their shooting skills under four categories: Exterior, Interior, Sense of Place, and Buildings in Use. This year's judges featured Zaha Hadid, Catherine Slessor, Eva Jiricna, Ivan Harbour and Graham Stirk.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Have a look at some of the winning photos.<br><br><strong>Overall winner: Ken Schluchtmann </strong>(Germany)<br>Interior - Project: Shanghai Museum of Glass (CHINA) by Coordination Asia<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oq/oqjg704ar6iv7w2z.jpg"><br>Exterior - Project: Reindeer Pavilion (NORWAY) by Sn&oslash;hetta<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xf/xffq0dl4erz3vu6r.jpg"><br><br><strong>Overall runner-up: Duccio Malagamba</strong> (Spain)<br>Project: Dalian Congress Centre (CHINA) by Coop Himmelb(l)au Architects<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rv/rv5akvu4f85pjmal.jpg"><br><br><strong>Shortlisted:</strong><br><strong>Adam Mork - Exterior</strong>. Project: The Blue Planet (DENMARK) by 3XN<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/95/95ww1gqmfbizw56t.jpg"><br><br><strong>Jim Stephenson - Building in Use</strong>. Project: Shangri La at Glastonbury Festival (ENGLAND) by An Architecture<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n0/n0it2fdaigsp8rss.jpg"><br><br><strong>Tim Van De Velde - Exterior</strong>. Project: Bruder Klaus Kapelle (GERMANY) by Peter Zumthor<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ol/olpjtumkbmvdfv9c.jpg"><br><br>Find the full list on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winning_2013_arcaid_images_architectural_photography_awards_photos_exhibite/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92548165/iwan-baan-drops-in-at-the-gsd-to-give-impromptu-photo-workshop Iwan Baan drops in at the GSD to give impromptu photo workshop Archinect 2014-01-31T18:19:00-05:00 >2014-01-31T23:49:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p8/p822x8woinsh407v.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Over two dozen students crammed into the newly opened photo studio in the basement of Gund Hall on Wednesday for a hands-on workshop with one of the world&rsquo;s premier architectural photographers. Iwan Baan, who has documented some of the most famous buildings of our time, kicked off the GSD&rsquo;s spring lecture program the night before with a discussion of his recent work documenting informal settlements.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/85281226/editor-s-picks-339 Editor's Picks #339 Nam Henderson 2013-10-29T19:07:00-04:00 >2013-10-30T07:49:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kc/kc0u8w1qahplgqzg.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In the latest edition of the Working out of the Box series Archinect interviewed Steven Fleming an architectural-theorist of cycling... Slightly was inspired "For me, this type of work is more inspirational than the glossy renderings I see that is all too common in architecture work these days! Seriously, bike friendly movement needs to be in the forefront of cities around the world!"...</p></em><br /><br /><p> In the latest edition of the <strong>Working out of the Box</strong> series Archinect interviewed <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/84683423/working-out-of-the-box-steven-fleming" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Fleming an architectural-theorist of cycling</a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tv/tvt8a3e96n7ap7gb.jpg" title=""></p> <p> For those wondering what does that mean, he explains his latest project is an exhibition "<em>inspired by General Motors' Futurama exhibition at the 1939 World's Fair, only instead of whetting everyone&rsquo;s appetite for owning a car and a house in the suburbs, I want my Utopian vision to open people's eyes to the potential of bikes, if cities were actually built for bikes and other modes weren't allowed to impeded bicycle motion</em>".</p> <p> <strong>Slightly</strong> was inspired "<em>For me, this type of work is more inspirational than the glossy renderings I see that is all too common in architecture work these days! Seriously, bike friendly movement needs to be in the forefront of cities around the world!</em>"...</p> <p> Meanwhile for the latest release of the <strong>In Focus</strong> feature Archinect talked to <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/84984077/in-focus-jade-doskow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brooklyn-based photographer Jade Doskow</a>.&nbsp;Her "<em>largest and most current body of work involves...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/84854022/louvre-lens-iwan-baan-the-interview Louvre Lens - Iwan Baan, the interview Archinect 2013-10-23T19:50:00-04:00 >2013-10-28T22:11:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/58/58efy5v3bkovspe2.jpg" width="514" height="329" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>One of the most widely published photographers of contemporary architecture, Iwan Baan is noted for his documentary images that narrate the life and interactions occurring within architecture. His approachable photos focused on the portrayal of people in the sociocultural context of architecture intrigue such clients as Rem Koolhaas, Toyo Ito and Zaha Hadid, but also The New York Times, Domus or Abitare.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/83078783/over-150-years-of-architectural-photography-in-upcoming-getty-exhibition Over 150 Years of Architectural Photography in upcoming Getty exhibition Justine Testado 2013-09-30T19:04:00-04:00 >2013-10-01T15:07:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jv/jvr4v343etmk0lka.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The long historical relationship between architecture and photography comes to focus once again in the Getty Center's "In Focus: Architecture" exhibition beginning Oct. 15 until March 2, 2014.</p> <p> Curated by Amanda Maddox, assistant curator of photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum, "In Focus: Architecture" will look into the beginnings of architectural photography when 19th-century photographers documented historical sites and structures. As the cityscape modernized in the 20th century, so did architectural photography as inventive uses of the medium emerged -- and continue to do so in contemporary times.</p> <p> The upcoming exhibition will showcase more than 20 works from the Getty's permanent collection including recently acquired photos from Andreas Feininger, Ryuji Miyamoto, and Peter Wegner.</p> <p> Other additions to the exhibit are an accompanying book, "Architecture in Photographs," with an essay by Gordon Baldwin and a lecture by Dietrich Neumann, Royce Family Professor of History o...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/82670474/last-house-standing-beautifully-photo-documents-baltimore-s-forgotten-row-houses "Last House Standing" beautifully photo-documents Baltimore's forgotten row houses Archinect 2013-09-25T11:57:00-04:00 >2013-10-07T17:15:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/53/53cf6904f866cee07c5d5f38b7756ca1.jpg" width="514" height="345" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The houses in Ben Marcin&rsquo;s project &lsquo;Last House Standing&rsquo; seem oddly misplaced, lost and forgotten. The series reads like a homage to the forgotten solo row house. The Baltimore based self-taught photographers interest &lsquo;in these solitary buildings is not only in their ghostly beauty but in their odd placement in the urban landscape. Often three stories high, they were clearly not designed to stand alone like this&rsquo;.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/82603735/beyond-the-assignment-public-panel-discussion-and-exhibition-opening “Beyond the Assignment” public panel discussion and exhibition opening Justine Testado 2013-09-24T15:14:00-04:00 >2013-09-26T13:52:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lw/lw09tsl512nqva8e.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Make your way to the upcoming "<em>Beyond the Assignment: Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design</em>" panel discussion and exhibition opening on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the <a href="http://www.welcometolace.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions)</a> and <a href="http://architecture.woodbury.edu/wuho/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WUHO Gallery (Woodbury University Hollywood Gallery)</a> in Los Angeles.</p> <p> The <a href="http://architecture.woodbury.edu/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Woodbury School of Architecture</a>/<a href="http://architecture.woodbury.edu/jsi/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julius Shulman Institute</a> will be presenting this free public panel discussing and exploring the relationship between photographer+architect as well as photographer+media in the past, present, and the future.</p> <p> For a headstart on the topic, you can read the Archinect feature <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/79627034/architecture-photography-in-the-21st-century-interview-with-bilyana-dimitrova" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>. (Be on the lookout for Part 2 of the feature after the event!)</p> <p> The Panelists: <strong>Bilyana Dimitrova</strong> - Moderator / Photographer, Curator of "<em>Beyond the Assignment</em>" exhibition; <strong>Sarah Amelar</strong> - Contributing Editor, <em>Architectural Record </em>magazine; <strong>Alan Karchmer</strong> - Photographer; <strong>John Ruble</strong> - Moore Ruble Yudell Architects; <strong>Paul Warchol</strong> - Photographer; and last but not least,<strong> Alexander Walter </strong>- Edi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/81473658/editor-s-picks-332 Editor's Picks #332 Nam Henderson 2013-09-10T11:11:00-04:00 >2013-09-12T05:07:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r0/r03r5pyd33uysuet.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce penned a remembrance to his friend architect Larry Totah, titled Slow Weather of Architecture. Therein he describes "The House"...overlooking Pacific Ocean rather edgewise and build like a long drawing depicting a horizontally composed architecture. The fog, roof and the walls are more of Chumash hiring Hopi to build on their mountains for few exquisite basket full of shellfish to adorn the wedding dresses in Hopi villages like the ones a Don Juan dreamed of, a fair exchange"...</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bp/bpt69fg49nihb367.jpg"></p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/AmeliaTH" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</a>&nbsp;interviewed architectural photographer Bilyana Dimitrova, formerly Metropolis Magazine&rsquo;s photo editor. The two discussed <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/79627034/architecture-photography-in-the-21st-century-interview-with-bilyana-dimitrova" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture Photography in the 21st Century</a> ahead of the exhibition '<a href="http://architecture.woodbury.edu/jsi/?portfolio=beyond-the-assignment-defining-photographs-of-art-and-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beyond the Assignment: Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design</a>'&nbsp;which will be presented by the Julius Shulman Institute at Woodbury University, October 5 - November 1, 2013.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xr/xr5ni4zco9rxbyar.jpg"></p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/orhan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>&nbsp;penned a remembrance to his friend architect Larry Totah, titled <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/81002757/slow-weather-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Slow Weather of Architecture</a>.&nbsp;Therein he describes "<strong>The House</strong>" which "<em>continuously frames and de-frames itself in three or four sets of axis minded passages. In the front, overlooking Pacific Ocean rather edgewise and build like a long drawing depicting a horizontally composed architecture. The fog, roof and the walls are more of Chumash hiring Hopi to build on their mountains for few exquisite basket full of shellfish to adorn the wedding dresses in Hopi villages like the ones a Don Juan dreamed of, a fair ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/79448467/editor-s-picks-328 Editor's Picks #328 Nam Henderson 2013-08-14T13:58:00-04:00 >2013-08-15T17:56:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9s/9sycjhtfqzab7jk5.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In the latest edition of the <strong>Working out of the Box</strong> series Archinect interviewed <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/78908972/working-out-of-the-box-doug-johnston" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brooklyn-based designer &amp; artist Doug Johnston</a>.&nbsp;His current profession is creating "<em>objects by stitching rope together</em>" and he explains "<em>I guess sometime early on, I realized that my design work wouldn't be limited to buildings or objects, but would extend to the &lsquo;design&rsquo; or planning of a functioning business and studio practice. This guided my choice to work in smaller offices so that I could have more exposure to the nuts and bolts of generating income managing workflow and cashflow, etc...Being able to apply design thinking to the business structure itself has been really exciting and helpful</em>".</p> <p> <strong>Thayer-D</strong>&nbsp;liked what he saw "<em>Really beautiful stuff.&nbsp; It makes me think it would be incredibly useful to have architecture students actually build things besides models during school.&nbsp; If only to get a tactile understanding of what their drawings might be and what goes into realizing them</em>".</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1200x/3a/3aqgdz9nb63vuhld.jpg"></p> <p> <br><strong>News</strong><br> Over ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/79373548/mathias-klotz-the-poetics-of-boxes-exhibit-opens-next-month Mathias Klotz: "The Poetics of Boxes" exhibit opens next month Justine Testado 2013-08-13T16:25:00-04:00 >2013-08-29T23:12:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vr/vrek1a275xbd1jxj.jpg" width="514" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> "The Poetics of Boxes" is the first monographic exhibit in Europe of the work of Mathias Klotz, currently one of Chile's most acclaimed international architects. The exhibit opens on Sept. 13 at Aedes Berlin.</p> <p> The upcoming exhibit will reveal the design approaches and methods of Klotz's characteristic works, as described in the press release below.</p> <p> "<strong>The Poetics of Boxes</strong><br><strong>Mathias Klotz, Chile</strong></p> <p> Location: Aedes am Pfefferberg, Studio, Christinenstr. 18-19, 10119 Berlin<br> Exhibition dates: September 13 &ndash; October 17, 2013<br> Opening: Friday, September 13, 2013, 6:30 PM<br> Opening hours: Tue-Fri 11 AM &ndash; 6:30 PM, Sat/Sun, 1 &ndash; 5 PM</p> <p> Klotz&rsquo;s works are characterised by their structural clarity. The distinct volumes and lines of his buildings correspond with perfect conceptual rigour to the landscape. In the exhibition this cosmopolitan from the Pacific presents his approaches and working methods..."<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q4/q4hjein5w7rxtcwy.jpg" title=""><br><br> "Alongside his work as an architect for over thirty years, Mathias Klotz is also active as a ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/78227867/can-detroit-s-architectural-past-inspire-it-to-claw-back-to-greatness Can Detroit's Architectural Past Inspire It to Claw Back to Greatness? Archinect 2013-07-29T18:14:00-04:00 >2013-08-05T19:47:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/92/927610e685c72919b1047394157439cb.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It often happens that news events create a new context for existing photo projects, and such is the case with Philip Jarmain&rsquo;s photos of Detroit in light of the city&rsquo;s recent filing for bankruptcy. Jarmain&rsquo;s series American Beauty documents architecture from a pre-Depression era Detroit &mdash; a time when the city was on the rise. They now stand in contrast to its current rock-bottom economic straits.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/76831890/results-of-the-architect-s-eye-2013-photography-competition Results of the Architect’s Eye 2013 Photography Competition Alexander Walter 2013-07-11T15:58:00-04:00 >2013-07-11T17:05:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q4/q4i05d90p88g0ber.jpg" width="514" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Winners of the Architect&rsquo;s Eye 2013 Photography Competition were announced at the Zaha Hadid-designed Roca London Gallery in London not long ago. The biennial competition was launched in 2007 by International Art Consultants to celebrate and encourage photography by architects.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/73091245/architectural-photography-without-architecture Architectural Photography without Architecture Places Journal 2013-05-13T13:44:00-04:00 >2013-05-15T21:04:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i6/i61lnwlvhqscq3vx.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Slowly it dawned on me that this was not a photograph of a real building but a total digital fabrication. I was shocked, not in a moralistic way but, rather, with amazement at the masterful deception and amused pique at being fooled.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The technologies of representing architecture have advanced steadily over the years, from drawing to photography to digital rendering &mdash; and have lately taken a new leap.</p> <p> On Places, Belmont Freeman argues, "the crafts of architectural rendering and photography have now merged into a common activity of digital image-making &mdash; so completely that one can conceive a work of architecture and produce a 'photograph' of it without having to go through the expensive, tedious and corrupting intermediate step of actually building the building. Welcome to the world of architectural photography without architecture."</p> <p> He discusses the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibitions "After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age" and "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop"; the MoMA exhibition "9 + 1 Ways of Being Political: 50 Years of Political Stances in Architecture and Urban Design," and recent books of photography by&nbsp;Fr&eacute;d&eacute;ric Chauban and Ezra Stoller.</p>... http://archinect.com/news/article/72761964/euromaxx-documents-architecture-photographer-extraordinaire-iwan-baan Euromaxx documents architecture-photographer-extraordinaire Iwan Baan Archinect 2013-05-08T15:41:00-04:00 >2014-02-07T12:33:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w3/w330ht0wqif1a3px.jpg" width="250" height="313" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Iwan's photography always surprises me. It allows me to see my buildings with different eyes. His pictures always remind me how important the surroundings are... the context the building is in. - Toyo Ito</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/68592384/ezra-stoller-the-photographer-who-made-architects-famous Ezra Stoller, The Photographer Who Made Architects Famous Archinect 2013-03-01T14:10:00-05:00 >2013-03-04T21:10:29-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0m/0muqi9wq01169d4r.jpg" width="471" height="500" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The task is to capture the intention behind someone else's design &mdash; to distill the philosophy of a building into a single, digestible image that transcends explanation. It's not easy, but when it's done well it looks effortless... "I'm not interested in art photography," Ezra Stoller once said in an interview. "I'm interested in architecture as it is, to look at and enjoy. But what I do is a job of work, that is what it is."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/68021874/an-architectural-photographer-on-saving-russia-s-wooden-churches An Architectural Photographer on Saving Russia’s Wooden Churches Archinect 2013-02-21T03:06:00-05:00 >2013-02-24T18:56:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a3/a3fa207bed2a74986a29982a10f09185.jpg" width="514" height="255" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Just over a decade ago, Richard Davies, a British architectural photographer, struck out on a mission to record the fragile and poetic structures. Austerely beautiful and haunting, &ldquo;Wooden Churches: Traveling in the Russian North&rdquo; is the result.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/66372426/balthazar-korab-r-i-p Balthazar Korab - R.I.P. Nam Henderson 2013-01-27T18:32:00-05:00 >2013-01-29T09:09:11-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4z/4z1udsf1wfcskiou.jpg" width="514" height="518" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;I am an architect with a passion for nature&rsquo;s lessons and man&rsquo;s interventions&rdquo; was how Mr. Korab described himself in a statement on his Web site, balthazarkorab.com.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Yesterday Jan 26th, David Dunlap reported that Balthazar Korab's death had been confirmed by his wife. Mr. Korab, one of the leading architectural photographers in the period after World War II, died on Jan. 15 in Royal Oak, Mich, at age 86.&nbsp;Mr. Korab&rsquo;s archive is housed at the Library of Congress.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/59628102/ezra-stoller-s-architectural-studies Ezra Stoller’s Architectural Studies Archinect 2012-10-19T12:55:00-04:00 >2012-10-22T14:40:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5e/5e069fcc1a9904cb6dc4b6e8fd455363.jpg" width="514" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Decades ago, Erica Stoller accompanied her father, the architectural photographer Ezra Stoller, on a shoot of the Chase Manhattan Bank Plaza in New York. It was cavernous and dark, but Ezra insisted that a shaft of light would burst through in 15 minutes. &ldquo;The plaza was full of sun,&rdquo; she remembers. &ldquo;It did just what he told it to do.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/54936194/john-comazzi-publishes-biography-of-photographer-balthazar-korab John Comazzi Publishes Biography of Photographer Balthazar Korab Design at Minnesota 2012-08-08T14:19:00-04:00 >2012-10-09T14:36:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9m/9mxc5djyxwfv3z4p.jpg" width="514" height="635" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> A new illustrated biography, <em><a href="http://z.umn.edu/8pr" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Balthazar Korab: Architect of Photography</a></em>, by John Comazzi at the University of Minnesota <a href="http://z.umn.edu/blogarch2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">School of Architecture</a> tells the story of Balthazar Korab, one of the mid-twentieth century's most celebrated architecture photographers. It's the first book dedicated solely to Korab's life and career, with a portfolio of more than two hundred images from Korab's professionally commissioned architecture photography as well as close examinations of Saarinen's TWA Terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York and the Miller House in Columbus, Indiana.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://www.papress.com/imageFiles/covers/480/9781616890414.jpg"></p> <p> <em>Balthazar Korab: Architect of Photography</em> is available from <a href="http://www.papress.com/html/book.details.page.tpl?isbn=9781616890414" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Princeton Architectural Press</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/43136167/pedro-e-guerrero-frank-lloyd-wright-s-photographer Pedro E. Guerrero: Frank Lloyd Wright's photographer Orhan Ayyüce 2012-03-29T17:07:00-04:00 >2012-10-02T17:01:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7n/7nwvygsg5su11jr7.jpg" width="514" height="406" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Emily Bills, director of the Julius Shulman Institute at Woodbury University and co-curator of the exhibit, said the goal was to show how Guerrero, built a career in parallel to photographers such as Shulman but with less fame.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Los Angeles Times interviews Curator / Historian Emily Bills on photographer&nbsp;Pedro E. Guerrero, who is known as&nbsp;Frank Lloyd Wright's photographer. Exhibition and the talk by the artist are not to be missed.&nbsp;</p> <p> The exhibit runs April 5 to 25 at Woodbury University Hollywood Gallery, 6518 Hollywood Blvd., L.A. The artist, in his 90s, is scheduled to talk at 6:30 p.m. April 5 next door at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, 6522 Hollywood Blvd.; (323) 957-1777</p>