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GIFs Turn Architecture Into Animated Art

GIFs Turn Architecture Into Animated Art

Axel de Stampa has shared with us his awesome series of architecture gifs, 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: Vanessa Quirk. "GIFs Turn Architecture Into Animated Art" 03 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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