Architype fuses typography and architecture to forge expressive new alphabet

Creative Boom

Typography and architecture are two disciplines often covered on Creative Boom, but it's rare that we include them in one article. Johann had a simple concept for his project: to combine typography and architecture to create a new custom typeface.

Accessibility Measure or Exclusive Architecture?

Azure Magazine

Also known as hostile, unpleasant or exclusive architecture, defensive design practice uses the built environment to guide or restrict behaviour in urban space as a tool for preventing crime or maintaining order. The post Accessibility Measure or Exclusive Architecture?


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Famous Architecture Recreated with CSS and JavaScript

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Architecture is one of the most instantly-recognizable artforms. Architecture also represents a specific time and place – making it even more special. We shouldn’t be surprised, then, that web designers are big fans of architectural design.

10 Striking Architecture Projects Shaping Design in 2021

Azure Magazine

But architecture moves on a slower timeline. And while their genesis predates the present moment, these designs offer a timely affirmation of our faith in the social and cultural power of architecture. Hermès Atelier by Lina Ghotmeh – Architecture, Normandy, France.

C-A-L-L # 2: Architecture on Colonized Land

Azure Magazine

Mainstream architecture’s allegiance to capital-driven patronage sidelines Indigenous issues from its discourses. Wilson notes , “in the 19th century, architecture was a body of knowledge that was institutionalized within both a profession and modern universities.

Paul Catherall's linocut tribute to Coventry and its 'underrated' architectural masterpieces

Creative Boom

With Coventry designated as the UK City of Culture for 2021, and with many of its post-war architectural masterpieces under threat, printmaker Paul Catherall thought it was a timely opportunity to create a body of work that reflects on the unique beauty of his hometown.

Bureau of Architecture Minimalist Branding


Bureau of Architecture Minimalist Branding. Wayne Season shared a branding project for Bureau of Architecture featuring a simple and minimalist design relying on beautiful imagery and typography to create some inspiring compositions. abduzeedo 04.13.21

Best of 2020: Top 10 Architecture Projects of the Year

Azure Magazine

In January, our pre-pandemic selection of 10 striking projects to shape architecture in 2020 looked ahead to a very different future. James’s University Hospital in Leeds, the newest Maggie’s Centre is an outstanding expression of humane architecture. Architecture

8 Must-Read Architecture and Design Books This Summer

Azure Magazine

The text, by noted architectural writer Philip Jodidio, sheds light on just about every conceivable aspect of the museum, from its cladding to its contents. Memory is a fickle concept, even more so when applied to architecture. X-Ray Architecture by Beatriz Colomina.

Unreal & Abstract Architecture


Unreal & Abstract Architecture. He has released via his Behance titled 'Abstract Architecture', a series of 3D pieces he built in Maxon Cinema 4D, Otoy Octane, Adobe Photoshop. AoiroStudio 03.03.21

Watch This Space: 5 Architecture-Inspired Timepieces

Azure Magazine

For design lovers seeking respite from the temporal void, here are our top five architecture-inspired timepieces. The post Watch This Space: 5 Architecture-Inspired Timepieces appeared first on Azure Magazine.

Weird Russian Architecture Comes Into Bizarre Fashion

Design You Trust

The similar idea had come to the designer of Louis Vuiton in January 2021 who presented the man’s architectural collection. Architecture architecture buildings fashion humor russiaVoronezh, nuclear plant.

R-E-S-P-O-N-S-E #2: Architecture on Colonized Land

Azure Magazine

As it stands, architecture in Canada is a quintessentially colonial practice, maintaining the imposition of settler spatial logics onto Turtle Island. Mainstream architecture’s approach to site is often a one-dimensional affair, focused on capitalism’s mantra of maximizing use and value.

Tom Blachford captures a dystopian future in Japan's architectural past

Creative Boom

Called Nihon Noir, which translates as Dark Japan, the photographs of architectural landmarks of Tokyo and Kyoto were shot late at night before Covid-19 was even a thing. Aoyama Gundam © Tom Blachford.

The 10 Projects that Defined a Decade of Canadian Architecture

Azure Magazine

Noteworthy buildings emerged from a landscape of blue-glass condominiums – think Saucier + Perrotte’s River City – but the country’s most prolific architecture was seldom also its best. It’s affordable housing with a sense of community – and architectural flair.

Anime Architecture celebrates iconic fictional cityscapes

Creative Review

Anime Architecture brings together some of the most elaborate and futuristic locations of the genre, emphasising the level of work and detail that went into creating these fictional pieces of architecture.

“Arbor Vitae”: The Superb Minimalist and Architectural Forms by Bezmiar

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Inspirations architecture Bezmiar geometry minimalist nftBezmiar is an artist, illustrator and designer. A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gda?sk, sk, Poland.

David Adjaye Awarded RIBA’s Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Azure Magazine

Architecture, for me,” says 54-year-old Adjaye, who was knighted in 2017, “has always been about the creation of beauty to edify all peoples around the world equally and to contribute to the evolution of the craft. Curiosity Architecture Awards

Paradiso Ibiza Art Hotel is reminiscent of Miami Art Deco Architecture


TRAVEL architecture HOTEL Ibiza INTERIOR DESIGNWords Mariana Bettinelli. Miami Art Deco and Archizoom , the Italian design group of the 70’, are the inspirations behind the project of the Paradiso Ibiza Art Hotel by Ilmiodesign studio.

Architecture and Bold Geometry Fragment Cubist Portraits by Patrick Oberhi Akpojotor


In his architectural portraits, Patrick Oberhi Akpojotor visualizes the exchange between humans and their built environments, whether real or imagined. Art architecture cubism identity painting portraits self-portrait

Bright Tape Promoting Social Distancing Transforms Public Architecture in Singapore


An unintended side effect of these safety measures, though, is that the tape itself becomes an architectural element. For more of the architectural transformations inspired by social distancing, head to Instagram. Design architecture COVID-19 tapevia @natgeeoh.

The 10 Most Influential Architecture Projects of the Decade

Azure Magazine

The past decade’s top architecture in terms of innovation and effect was as wide-ranging (and far-flung) as it was boundary-busting. The CCTV headquarters may be the greatest work of architecture built in this century.” Architecture Cultural Institutional Urbanism

Crown Jewels: Great Gulf Does High-Rise Luxury with Architectural Panache

Azure Magazine

As Great Gulf’s projects – which also include the Moshe Safdie-designed Monde on the waterfront – continue to drive Toronto’s urban and architectural evolution, the pioneering developer has been expanding throughout North America, with upcoming projects in Calgary, Washington, D.C.,

“Berlin Love”: Minimalist Architecture in Surreal Photography By Simone Hutsch

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Simone Hutsch aka heysupersimi is a passionate graphic designer and enthusiastic self-taught architecture photographer from Berlin, Germany and currently living in London, UK. I’m using my camera to explore the geometry in architecture.

The Architectural World Through Alan Karchmer’s Lens

Azure Magazine

announced that American architectural photographer Alan Karchmer had donated his professional archives to the institution. The museum’s curators state, “Any prominent work of architecture is likely to be seen more widely through photographs than in person.

Artist Creates Architectural Drawings Using Pen and Ink And They Look As If They’re Illuminated With Real Lights

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His realistic drawings mostly revolve around architecture and feature various buildings and cityscapes and are made by using mechanical pen and ink. Inspirations architecture lighting Nikita Busyak sketches ukraine

Copenhagen’s Distinct Architecture Knit into Color-Blocked Urban Landscapes by Jake Henzler


The large work celebrates the traditional, world-recognized architecture of Denmark’s capital. In Copenhagen, much of the traditional architecture’s brick and woodwork is painted, and the diversity of colors throughout the city creates a strong sense of place.

3D Architecture - The ‘Japanese Garden’ Series


3D Architecture - The ‘Japanese Garden’ Series. They shared an experimental 3D art mixed with architecture titled 'the Japanese Garden' series. AoiroStudio 08.30.20 Six N. Five is an art direction and imagery studio based in Barcelona, Spain.

Geometric Pattern posters inspired by architectural locations


Geometric Pattern posters inspired by architectural locations. Titled: ARC: Pattern Research, it's a series of 'geometric pattern posters inspired by architectural locations', it's a study that contains 25 prints that also can be purchased via his store.

“Light And Its Form of Absence”: Architecture Photography by Andres Gallardo Albajar

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Photography Andres Gallardo Albaja architectureAndrés Gallardo Albajar is a self-taught photographer from Spain, living in Estonia at the moment. He got his first camera in 2012, and photography has been his passion ever since.

Photographs of incredible abstract architecture captured in 20 cities across the world

Creative Boom

Focusing on symmetry, line, shadow and colour, his photographs are often shot against a backdrop of a bright blue sky, allowing the abstract and contemporary architecture to stand out and demand our attention.

Sascha Lobe’s latest signage project accentuates architecture through typography

Its Nice That

Developing a uniquely precise system for Bibliotheque Nationale Du Luxembourg, the Pentagram partner's new project showcases his love of wayfinding.

Dramatic Views of Worldwide Architecture Captured by Gareth Pon (with a Hidden Twist)


His architectural photography relies on depth, pattern, and symmetry, often framing a small piece of the city he’s visiting, like the water-covered street below Chicago’s “L” or a multi-colored building complex replete with balconies and air conditioners in Hong Kong.

O House by Hideyuki Nakayama Architecture

This is Paper

Architecture | Located in the ancient Japanese city of Kyoto, the ‘O house’ by Hideyuki Nakayama Architecture is a kind of lean-to structure extending from a main 2-storey house

10 Spooky Flicks with Haunting Architecture to Stream for Halloween 2020

Azure Magazine

This year, when Halloween festivities have largely been cancelled because of the pandemic, you can binge these 10 must-see horror flicks and thrilling TV series (wherein architecture plays a central role) while spending the holiday indoors.

Winning Images of The Architectural Category from The International Photography Awards 2020

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Jesus M.Chamizo, “From the stage”, 1st place Architecture-Interior & Architecture Photographer of the Year In order to. Photography architecture awards contest winnersThe International Photography Awards announced the winners of its 2020 photography competition.

Never Demolish: Lacaton & Vassal Win Pritzker Architecture Prize

Azure Magazine

Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal have been named as the recipients of the 2021 Pritzker Architecture Prize. ” The post Never Demolish: Lacaton & Vassal Win Pritzker Architecture Prize appeared first on Azure Magazine. Architecture Curiosity

Historic architecture inspires new branding for Churches Conservation Trust

Design Week

Studio Sutherland has given the Churches Conservation Trust a new identity which focuses on the historic architecture found in churches across the UK. “[It had] nothing to represent the amazing rich architectural details found in English churches,” he says.

Mobile Architecture Twists and Morphs in Futuristic Cityscapes by AUJIK


In “ Spatial Bodies: Hong Kong & Shenzhen ,” the self-described “mysterious nature/tech cult” AUJIK imagines a Hong Kong and Shenzhen with architecture that shifts and moves seemingly on its own just like live organisms. Animation Art Design architecture futuristic

Merida House by Ludwig Godefroy Architecture

This is Paper

Architecture | Architect Ludwig Godefroy has designed this fragmented concrete house, which spans an 80-metre-long site in Me?rida, rida, Mexico, to draw on Mayan traditions and culture

Urban Tetris by Mariyan Atanasov Imagines Bulgarian Architecture as the Classic Video Game


The urban architecture of Sofia, Bulgaria becomes an oversized Tetris game in a series by Mariyan Atanasov. In each photo sections of architecture seem to float down, ready to slot into the stack in the same mode as the classic 80’s video game created by Soviet Russian software engineer Alexey Pajitnov. Design Illustration Photography architecture geometric video games

Handsome New Foundation for Global Architecture Firm, Page — Case Study


Handsome New Foundation for Global Architecture Firm, Page — Case Study. abduzeedo 04.06.21

Abandoned Plumbing Factory Converted into Architecture Studio


For their new office, Italian architecture studio AMAA converted an abandoned plumbing factory into this industrial, two story dream workplace in Arzignano, a town in the west of Italy’s Veneto region.