ingrid siliakus: paper architecture
ingrid siliakus: paper architecture 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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  • WONDERFUL!!!!!!! Thank you!

    Ev says:
  • Bastante complejo para hacer en papel. Puede servir para decoración en casas.

    Mario says:
  • Incredible

    Mario says:
  • Barcelona’s “Sagrada Familia” is awesome.

    Naturalway says:
  • una meravella…!

    Carme says:
  • Why do you provide misinformation? This is not architecture. These are fanciful images in paper that resemble built forms. Kind of like snowflakes you cut out as a kid. Architecture is something you actually can walk into and around.
    3d graphic….yes, architecture…..not even close.

    An Architect says:

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