federico babina illustrates renowned architects in their own style
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apr 02, 2014
federico babina illustrates renowned architects in their own style


 
federico babina illustrates renowned architects in their own style
(above) rem koolhaas
all images courtesy of federico babina

 

 

 

 

from bjarke ingels to antoni gaudi, italian artist federico babina has illustrated ‘archi_portrait’, a series of contemporary and classic architects drawn in their particular style. incorporating elements from the chosen designer’s work — including floor plans, furniture, windows and walls — the artworks convey their subject in a manner befitting of their architectural oeuvre. a bold color scheme and simple shapes and lines delineate each poster-style print, rendered in babina’s familiar graphic style.

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zaha hadid’s familiar sinuous lines illustrate the parts of her face

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the figure eight complex and the people’s building of shanghai are incorporated into bjarke ingels’ appearance

federico babina illustrates renowned architects in their own style
a staircase makes up the mouth of japanese architect kazuyo sejima

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daniel libeskind’s angular and sculptural style is represented in the portrait

federico babina illustrates renowned architects in their own style
the portrait of 2013 pritzker prize winner toyo ito

federico babina illustrates renowned architects in their own style
tadao ando’s restrained concrete forms are interpreted in the design

federico babina illustrates renowned architects in their own style
norman foster’s ‘gherkin’ takes the place of the british architect’s nose

federico babina illustrates renowned architects in their own style
jean nouvel’s ‘institut du monde arabe’ in paris is represented in the illustration

federico babina illustrates renowned architects in their own style
frank gehry’s famous venues, like the guggenheim museum bilbao, shape his hair

 

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