GIFs Turn Architecture Into Animated Art

  • 03 Jun 2014
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Axel de Stampa has shared with us his awesome series of Architecture Animée (Animated Architecture), which turn architecture from SANAA, Herzog and de Meuron, MAD Architects and more into amazing, zany gifs. See all nine after the break!

VitraHaus / Herzog and de Meuron. Photo by Iwan Baan, gif by Axel de Stampa.

New Art Museum / Sanaa. Photo by James-Ewing, gif by Axel de Stampa.

Mirador Building / MVRDV and Blanca Lleo. Photo by Luis-Garcia, gif by Axel de Stampa.

Memory Museum / Estudio America. Photo by , gif by Axel de Stampa.

Absolute Towers / MAD Architects. Photo by Tom Arban, gif by Axel de Stampa.

Theatre Agora / UNStudio. Photo by Christian Richters, gif by Axel de Stampa.

Emerson College Los Angeles / Morphosis ArchitectsPhoto by Iwan Baan, gif by Axel de Stampa.

America’s Cup Building / David Chipperfield. Photo unknown, gif by Axel de Stampa.

Zollverein School of Management and Design / SANAA. Photo by Iwan Baan, gif by Axel de Stampa.

More from Axel de Stampa at his website, 1 week 1 project.

Cite: Quirk, Vanessa. "GIFs Turn Architecture Into Animated Art" 03 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 18 Sep 2014. <>


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    wow~~I can’t image such thoughts realize in real architect!!It just like minds move in head~~

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