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ARCHIMUSIC: Illustrations Turn Music Into Architecture

ARCHIMUSIC: Illustrations Turn Music Into Architecture
ARCHIMUSIC: Illustrations Turn Music Into Architecture, Courtesy of Federico Babina
Courtesy of Federico Babina

Federico Babina's released his latest series of illustrations: Archimusic, architectural representations of 27 songs, from Miles Davis to Michael Jackson to Amy Winehouse. See all 27 after the break!

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From Babina: "Music and architecture are intimately joined by a cosmic connection. They both are generated by an underlying code, an order revealed by mathematics and geometry. [...] in these images architecture and music share a clear cultural lineage. The color and the different nuances of music shape the forms and volumes. Reading horizontally gives some basic melodic lines, while reading vertically reveals both harmony and dissonance. A building like an harmonic progression following the movement of chords. A spatial progression that is equivalent to the harmonic progression through chords. Generate a rhythm of solids and voids to reproduce the sequences of notes and silences."

1. Miles Davis, "So what"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

2. Freddie Mercury, "Bohemian rhapsody"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

3. The Beatles, "Let it be"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

4. Michael Jackson, "Billie jean"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

5. Mozart, "Requiem"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

6. The Police, "Every Breath You Take"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

7. Radiohead, "No Surprises"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

8. John Coltrane, "Naima"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

9. Pink Floyd, "Wish You Were Here"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

10. Joy Division, "Love WIll Tear Us Apart"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

11. David Bowie, "Space Oddity"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

12. Chet Baker, "My Funny Valentine"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

13. Jim Morrison, "Light My Fire"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

14. Blur, "Song 2"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

15. Bjork, "Joga"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

16. Charlie Parker, "Confirmation"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

17. Nick Drake, "River man"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

18. Nirvana, "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

19. Jimi Hendrix, "Hey joe"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

20. Manu Chao, "Me gustas Tu/ Desaparecido"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

21. J. S. Bach, "Suite pour violoncelle N°1"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

22. The White Stripes, "Seven nation army"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

23. Philip Glass, "Morning Passages"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

24. Laurie Anderson, "O superman"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

25. Elvis Presley, "Can't Help Falling In Love"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

26. Amy Winehouse, "Rehab"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

27. Paco de Lucia, "Entre dos Aguas"

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Courtesy of Federico Babina

See more of Babina's fantastic illustrations right here on ArchDaily:

Cite: Vanessa Quirk. "ARCHIMUSIC: Illustrations Turn Music Into Architecture" 17 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/516973/archimusic-illustrations-turn-music-into-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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