Powerful B&W Architecture Photos by Nicolas Rottiers

Shot by French photographer and graphic designer Nicolas Rottiers, Shapes and Shadows is an impressive series of long-exposure black and white photographs. The main focus is on architectural angles that yield a very unique mood when contrasted against the washed black background.

Each building seems to tower over the viewer causing an imposing and dominating feeling. Many of the structures are close to, if not perfectly, symmetrical. Since the architecture is so directly in focus, it really makes for some truly powerful images that are also beautiful due to the ranges of light throughout the shots.







Nicolas Rottiers’s websitevia[Faith is Torment]



January 17, 2017

Former Industrialized Area in Belgium Transformed Into Futuristic Eco-Village

Belgian ecological designer Vincent Callebaut is a master of green sustainable architecture. With his new conceptual project, he creates yet another environmentally sensitive fantasy land, this time transforming Brussels’ historic Tour & Taxis. The resulting concept is a sleek, futuristic eco-village that any young professional would love to call home. As a former industrial site, Tour & Taxis was once a symbol of the golden age of Industrialization, and its approximately 100 acres (40 hectares)

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January 17, 2017

Liberating Portraits of Ballerinas Elegantly Dancing in the Streets of Cairo

Like many dance photographers, Mohamed Taher has a knack for beautifully capturing the body in motion. His interest in movement is evident in his Ballerinas of Cairo series, and the captivating collection of photos also serves a more poignant purpose: it helps women fight sexual harassment and reclaim the city’s streets. After learning about the Ballerina Project, an ongoing series that documents dancers in urban settings across the globe, Taher was inspired to carry out a similar undertaking in the Egyptian capital.

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