andré chiote brings out the distinctive side of libraries in his illustrations
 
andré chiote brings out the distinctive side of libraries in his illustrations andré chiote brings out the distinctive side of libraries in his illustrations
apr 20, 2016

andré chiote brings out the distinctive side of libraries in his illustrations

andré chiote brings out the distinctive side of libraries in his architectural illustrations
(above) municipal library of viana do castelo by álvaro siza
all images courtesy of andre chiote

 

 

 

oporto-based architect and illustrator andré chiote has made a name for himself when it comes to representing architectural masterpieces through digital illustration. on this occasion, he presents us his ‘library collection’ where he develops a set of images by approaching architecture as icons, aiming to simultaneously outline the emblematic and distinctive side of the building while creating a graphic composition whose expression could speak out beyond the structure itself.

for chiote, ‘libraries are like houses. and newspapers. and magazines. and music. and movies. the entire world connected, where we are with ourselves and with others. they are our memories and our legacy. they reference knowledge and leisure but also urbanity. libraries are the house where we must always return.’

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aveiro university library by álvaro siza

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brasília national library by oscar niemeyer

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puplic library in ceuta by paredes pedrosa

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delft university library by mecanoo

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aberdeen university library by schmidt hammer lassen architects

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seattle public library by rem koolhaas – OMA

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vila de gràcia library by josep llinás

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national library of france by dominique perrault

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king fahad national library by gerber architekten

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cottbus library by herzog & de meuron

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philological library by norman foster

 

 

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