exhibition of architectural photography set to open at london's sto werkstatt
exhibition of architectural photography set to open at london's sto werkstatt
jan 17, 2016
exhibition of architectural photography set to open at london's sto werkstatt


exhibition of architectural photography set to open at london’s sto werkstatt
(above) overall winner 2015 / buildings in use / EPFL quartier nord, ecublens, switzerland
image by fernando guerra

 

 

 

building images exhibition
sto werkstatt, london, UK
february 4 – march 25, 2016

 

 

‘building images’, an exhibition of the best architectural photography worldwide, opens on february 4, 2016 at the sto werkstatt in clerkenwell, london. the display features winning shots from the arcaid images architectural photography awards 2015 and celebrates the power and impact of photography on the way we sense and experience spaces.

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buildings in use / yick cheong building, hong kong
image by lingfei tan + song han

 

 

 

the exhibition showcases some of the world’s most renowned architectural photographers including overall winner fernando guerra, as well as short listed entrants iñigo bujedo aguirre, doublespace (amanda large & younes bounhar), christopher frederick jones, laurian ghinitoiu, mark gorton, ryan koopmans, lingfei tan + song han, mads mogensen, tom roe, ieva saudargaitė, su shengliang, grant smith and jeremie souteyrat. the images have been chosen by a highly acclaimed panel who considering the photographers’ merits in terms of composition, light, sense of place, atmosphere and use of scale.

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buildings in use / 21st century museum of contemporary art, kanazawa, japan
image by jeremie souteyrat

 

 

 

‘building images’ is divided into four categories that explore different architectural qualities, and a diverse technical approach and methodology. the categories ‘building in use’, ‘exteriors’, ‘interiors’ and ‘sense of place’ demonstrate a broad range of photographic styles and approaches to the medium, as well as featuring a diverse set of outstanding architectural forms. the exhibition focuses on the medium’s practice, methodology and means of architectural representation.

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buildings in use / parque natural do fogo, cape verde, west africa
image by fernando guerra

 

 

 

photographers are conveyors of the architectural experience and photography has the unique ability to explore and represent architectural space and form, and even to express fundamental architectural concepts, said amy croft, curator at sto werkstatt. ‘it is our hope that through this exhibition, we will spark a wider debate on the use of imagery in the digital era as well as the importance of visual communication tools within the architecture and design industry.’

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buildings in use / nudgee college, queensland, australia
image by christopher frederick jones

 

 

 

fernando guerra, overall winner of the 2015 awards, commented on his photo: I aimed to be as invisible as possible and capture the reality of the project in a way, which could include whoever happens to be present in the place by chance. the photograph illustrates qualities that go beyond the project’s scale and form, as it uses the presence of people to bring architecture to life. I believe an image like this, obtained by chance and definitely not by major planning, gives space meaning, creates rhythms that the architects had probably planned for – I was there to help tell the story.’

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exteriors / gold coast aquatic centre, queensland, australia
image by christopher frederick jones

 

 

 

the exhibition is free and open to the public from february 5 to march 25, 2016. ‘building images’ is accompanied by a series of talks and seminars, where the public have the opportunity to explore further the medium of photography in architecture.

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exteriors / long museum west bund, shanghai, china
image by su shengliang

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exteriors / bethel secondary school, burkina faso, west africa
image by grant smith

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exteriors / philharmonic hall, szczecin, poland
image by laurian ghinitoiu

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exteriors / universite lbn zohr de laayoune, laayoune, morocco
image by doublespace photography (amanda large & younes bounhar)

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interiors / living-garden house, katowice, poland
image by inigo bujedo aguirre

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interiors / the leadenhall building, london, england
image by mark gorton

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interiors / refugi dil fieu, flims, switzerland
image by mads mogensen

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interiors / sede transforma, torres vedras, portugal
image by fernando guerra

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interiors / long museum west bund, shanghai, china
image by su shengliang

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sense of place / kandalama hotel, dambulla, sri lanka
image by tom roe

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sense of place / JBR beachside, residential buildings and public beach, dubai, UAE
image by ieva saudargaite

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sense of place / bethel secondary school, burkina faso, west africa
image by grant smith

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sense of place / de rotterdam
image by ryan koopmans

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sense of place / parque natural do fogo, cape verde, west africa
image by fernando guerra

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