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ingrid siliakus: paper architecture
jan 12, 2012
ingrid siliakus: paper architecture


‘paper architecture’ by ingrid siliakus
(above) ‘big city’

image © ingrid siliakus

working with paper, amsterdam-based artist ingrid siliakus creates miniature works of architecture with
highly intricate details. the three-dimensional pieces incorporates the structural nature of a 90 degree angle
to delineate, in a manner resembling pop-up books, a skyline, clusters of buildings, network of stairs,
and more. the effect is often dizzying and evoke the aesthetic of M.C. escher with its orthogonal read.
delicate yet solid in its build, some of the paper sculptures are capable of collapsing down into a
two-dimensional pack.


‘big city’ overall view
image © ingrid siliakus


‘cube’
image © ingrid siliakus


paper mock-up of a piece for ‘nieuw amsterdam of h.a.l.’
image © ingrid siliakus


‘captured’
image © ingrid siliakus


‘parallel reflections’
image © ingrid siliakus


‘parallel reflections’ – folded
image © ingrid siliakus


‘cosmopolitan’
image © ingrid siliakus


(left) ‘elevation brown’
(right) detail view
images © ingrid siliakus


‘reflection on sagrada familia’
image © ingrid siliakus


‘cosmopolitan’
image © ingrid siliakus


‘golden pavilion’
image © ingrid siliakus

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