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ARCHIWINDOW: A Glimpse Through "The Eyes of Architecture"

ARCHIWINDOW: A Glimpse Through "The Eyes of Architecture"
Courtesy of Federico Babina
Courtesy of Federico Babina

In his latest series, ARCHIWINDOW, Federico Babina draws some inspiration perhaps from the headline exhibition the Venice Biennale, investigating some of the most famous window designs architecture has to offer. Babina simply says it is "a little reflection about architecture and the elements that compose it."

The images reveal how expressive the element of the window can be, as many of the 25 signature designs will be instantly recognizable for die-hard architecture fans, while others may reveal a previously-unrecognized trend in the work of a particular architect.

"The windows are the eyes of architecture. Through the windows enters the light and shadow that creates spaces. The windows invite us to enter the landscape, and are the cracks through which to spy on architecture," writes Babina. "I tried to transform a detail into the protagonist to emphasize its expressive capacity. A single window can open up a world of information. It allows you to lean out to find clues of the stylistic and linguistic aesthetics of architecture."

Take a look at all 25 drawings in the ARCHIWINDOW series after the break. And don’t miss Federico Babina‘s other (very popular) illustration sets: ARTISTECT, ARCHISET, ARCHIMACHINE, ARCHIPORTRAIT, ARCHIST, ARCHIBET and ARCHICINE.

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Cite: AD Editorial Team. "ARCHIWINDOW: A Glimpse Through "The Eyes of Architecture"" 13 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/556587/archiwindow-a-glimpse-through-the-eyes-of-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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