Architects often use photographs of random passers by, cut from their backgrounds and superimposed on building mock-ups to give a sense of scale to project art.
In her collage series Wall People, Georgian artist Eka Sharashidze makes the excised humans the main focus of the image – stacking and replicating them like musical notation or modern urban hieroglyphs.
Created By Universal Everything, and referencing the work of 1960s architectural avant garde group Archigram, Walking City is a mesmeric motion graphic video sculpture featuring a walking figure whose shape adapts ‘in response to the architecture she encounters’.
Around 20 years ago, a government housing expo in the Gangnam district of Seoul in South Korea featured a town designed by leading local architects.
As well as making maximum use of the limited available footprint, this house – Ga On Jai – built by Iroje Khm Architects neatly encapsulates four distinctive Korean techniques of Korean architecture: Ru (internal support with one facade left open); Madang (the inner court); Cheoma (cantilevered roof) and Doldam (stone masonry wall).
Of this stunning, motion-controlled timelapse tour of European landmarks by night, filmmaker Luke Shepard sez:
Nightvision is a celebration of the brilliance and diversity of architecture found across Europe. Over the course of three months I journeyed with a friend through 36 cities in 21 countries with the ambition of capturing some of the greatest European structures in a new and unique way.