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118 Impressive Architecture Tattoo Designs

118 Impressive Architecture Tattoo Designs
118 Impressive Architecture Tattoo Designs, stacy.hounsome. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BPAmzuABpY2/'>Via Instagram</a>
stacy.hounsome. Via Instagram

Creative, expressive, visual, a little bit edgy – tattoos convey many of the same qualities we as architects strive to achieve both in designing buildings and crafting our own personal identities. Whether it’s a small geometric motif or a full-back masterpiece, a tattoo is an immediate statement of who you are and what interests you.

Luckily for architects, the subjects of our affections just so happen to also make great source material for tattoos, from your favorite Miesian plan to a simple city skyline to the elaborate facade of a gothic cathedral.

Here, we’ve rounded up 118 of the most impressive architectural tattoos from across the internet and from submissions by our own ArchDaily readers. Each tattoo has its own story to tell (one reader even shared that his tattoos were inspired by scars obtained through model making mishaps).

Feeling inspired for some ink? Check out the list below!

Ezequiel I. Conde. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213613323786279&set=p.10213613323786279&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Ezequiel I. Conde. Via Facebook
Javier Moreno. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154443370437084&set=p.10154443370437084&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Javier Moreno. Via Facebook
Angela Ngo. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3053037964974&set=p.3053037964974&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Angela Ngo. Via Facebook
next_top_architects. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/4eKMoBqbfp/'>Via Instagram</a>
next_top_architects. Via Instagram
Cesar CP. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1756933954331821&set=p.1756933954331821&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Cesar CP. Via Facebook
Marcella Vasconcelos. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10156393738174535&set=p.10156393738174535&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Marcella Vasconcelos. Via Facebook
instagram.com. <a href='https://br.pinterest.com/pin/564287028298282985/'>Via Pinterest</a>
instagram.com. Via Pinterest
ttoo.too. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/wEd2hfBEy3/?taken-by=ttoo.ttoo'>Via Instagram</a>
ttoo.too. Via Instagram
Coke Burgos Riquelme. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10158870302755398&set=p.10158870302755398&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Coke Burgos Riquelme. Via Facebook
jonboytattoo.  <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/-uaVZKIsBF/'>Via Instagram</a>
jonboytattoo. Via Instagram
Renato Sepúlveda Pavez. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1444327812355289&set=p.1444327812355289&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Renato Sepúlveda Pavez. Via Facebook
instagram.com. <a href='https://br.pinterest.com/pin/85216617930066187/'>Via Pinterest</a>
instagram.com. Via Pinterest
ttoo.too. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BLXb-GqBtWr/'>Via Instagram</a>
ttoo.too. Via Instagram
Ed Rodrigo. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213478750703584&set=p.10213478750703584&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Ed Rodrigo. Via Facebook
Mélina Dutto-Lacouture. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154840816961378&set=p.10154840816961378&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Mélina Dutto-Lacouture. Via Facebook
Bruna Fritzen. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1246952998764023&set=p.1246952998764023&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Bruna Fritzen. Via Facebook
ttoo.too. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BK63TDkhNSt/?taken-by=ttoo.ttoo'>Via Instagram</a>
ttoo.too. Via Instagram
Liza - Mari Du Plessis. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154446269531739&set=p.10154446269531739&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Liza - Mari Du Plessis. Via Facebook
Karole Lopes. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1490187787715212&set=p.1490187787715212&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Karole Lopes. Via Facebook
Maxime Girard. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=823483891140844&set=p.823483891140844&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Maxime Girard. Via Facebook
Rodrigo Prata. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1322377037882097&set=p.1322377037882097&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Rodrigo Prata. Via Facebook
inkvan_peimberth. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BK4rWJtDLTj/'>Via Instagram</a>
inkvan_peimberth. Via Instagram
geekytattoos.com. <a href='https://br.pinterest.com/pin/2392606022370824/'>Via Pinterest</a>
geekytattoos.com. Via Pinterest
Joanna Ka.  <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1551098548254338&set=p.1551098548254338&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Joanna Ka. Via Facebook
dotstolines. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/i1Gpl8QFj3/'>Via Instagram</a>
dotstolines. Via Instagram
Adam Wasilewski. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10211867064245662&set=p.10211867064245662&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Adam Wasilewski. Via Facebook
ttoo.too. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BKHOdNKBoSb/?taken-by=ttoo.ttooo'>Via Instagram</a>
ttoo.too. Via Instagram
Jessica Caroline. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1444656052289444&set=p.1444656052289444&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Jessica Caroline. Via Facebook
Kelvin Yuan. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155064954513705&set=p.10155064954513705&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Kelvin Yuan. Via Facebook
Ana Rui Aguiar. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1813185515364468&set=p.1813185515364468&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Ana Rui Aguiar. Via Facebook
Agnė C Sadauskaitė. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1824600054222377&set=p.1824600054222377&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Agnė C Sadauskaitė. Via Facebook
Clara Brunetti. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1422711244479834&set=p.1422711244479834&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Clara Brunetti. Via Facebook
Gustavo Rojo. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155606586162369&set=p.10155606586162369&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Gustavo Rojo. Via Facebook
jesbaileytattoo. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BTKZ2SWDYk0/'>Via Instagram</a>
jesbaileytattoo. Via Instagram
daf647. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BPDnezvB2sJ/'>Via Instagram</a>
daf647. Via Instagram
Hope CG. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213114670163062&set=p.10213114670163062&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Hope CG. Via Facebook
Eugenio Dionyseus. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154541885395988&set=p.10154541885395988&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Eugenio Dionyseus. Via Facebook
Eric Quilitar Kiskisan. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1366069146762535&set=p.1366069146762535&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Eric Quilitar Kiskisan. Via Facebook
Mariana Fiúza. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10208973283118999&set=p.10208973283118999&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Mariana Fiúza. Via Facebook
Jack Daniel Burns. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1243585412435971&set=p.1243585412435971&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Jack Daniel Burns. Via Facebook
Victor D Vilela.  <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1585554661477461&set=p.1585554661477461&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Victor D Vilela. Via Facebook
Carolina Tessaroli Brandl. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10209891135570519&set=p.10209891135570519&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Carolina Tessaroli Brandl. Via Facebook
Weslley Moura. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1644117062265122&set=p.1644117062265122&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Weslley Moura. Via Facebook
deriksorato. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/-2F4jLyxZe/'>Via Instagram</a>
deriksorato. Via Instagram
Brittany Cozzens. <a href='https://br.pinterest.com/pin/80853755783740765/'>Via Pinterest</a>
Brittany Cozzens. Via Pinterest
lh6.googleusercontent.com. <a href='https://br.pinterest.com/pin/90916486202480913/'>Via Pinterest</a>
lh6.googleusercontent.com. Via Pinterest
Shelby Miller. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10209924716020123&set=p.10209924716020123&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Shelby Miller. Via Facebook
Itz Flores. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1573820496003789&set=p.1573820496003789&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Itz Flores. Via Facebook
Little Tattoos. <a href='https://www.pinterest.se/pin/510806782717470616/'>Via Pinterest</a>
Little Tattoos. Via Pinterest
Chalit Pts. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213837922971055&set=p.10213837922971055&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Chalit Pts. Via Facebook
Isabela Mello. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1569593439781079&set=p.1569593439781079&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Isabela Mello. Via Facebook
Elo Antunes. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1602213536478960&set=p.1602213536478960&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Elo Antunes. Via Facebook
Luciano Castro. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1417367221632843&set=p.1417367221632843&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Luciano Castro. Via Facebook
James OBrien. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1134772226666821&set=p.1134772226666821&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
James OBrien. Via Facebook
stacy.hounsome. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BPAmzuABpY2/'>Via Instagram</a>
stacy.hounsome. Via Instagram
balazsbercsenyi. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BSebPheg_PV/'>Via Instagram</a>
balazsbercsenyi. Via Instagram
bicemsinik. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/yjYxJam6zk/'>Via Instagram</a>
bicemsinik. Via Instagram
benvolt. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/js6VBVI-lM/'>Via Instagram</a>
benvolt. Via Instagram
Gabrielle Martinez. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155565642949082&set=p.10155565642949082&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Gabrielle Martinez. Via Facebook
Tattoodo. <a href='https://br.pinterest.com/pin/313211349063995590/'>Via Pinterest</a>
Tattoodo. Via Pinterest
Franceso Posati. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1633560110002206&set=p.1633560110002206&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Franceso Posati. Via Facebook
tattoo2016.xyz. <a href='https://br.pinterest.com/pin/6825836915351400/'>Via Pinterest</a>
tattoo2016.xyz. Via Pinterest
The Dark Lord. <a href='https://www.pinterest.se/pin/347199452495222824/'>Via Pinterest</a>
The Dark Lord. Via Pinterest
ttoo.too. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BP1FCfwBol4/?taken-by=ttoo.ttoo'>Via Instagram</a>
ttoo.too. Via Instagram
Natally Moraes de Oliveira. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1539122726140614&set=p.1539122726140614&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Natally Moraes de Oliveira. Via Facebook
Mariela Mezalira.  <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213239556726652&set=p.10213239556726652&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Mariela Mezalira. Via Facebook
James Milicevic. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10102393590781809&set=p.10102393590781809&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
James Milicevic. Via Facebook
Júlia De Pinho Franco. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1666639596740406&set=p.1666639596740406&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Júlia De Pinho Franco. Via Facebook
Gabriel Sicard. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10209185618504757&set=p.10209185618504757&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Gabriel Sicard. Via Facebook
Guilherme H Tucci. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1086155784817652&set=p.1086155784817652&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Guilherme H Tucci. Via Facebook
Sara Hall. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10100287070296152&set=p.10100287070296152&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Sara Hall. Via Facebook
Camila Credidio. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BMxJ5gFgzXS/?taken-by=camilacred'>Via Instagram</a>
Camila Credidio. Via Instagram
camilo_nunes. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/8BuPZwr62H/'>Via Instagram</a>
camilo_nunes. Via Instagram
ttoo.too. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BKuPrl9hxE2/?taken-by=ttoo.ttoo'>Via Instagram</a>
ttoo.too. Via Instagram
Chava Samano. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213811025928989&set=p.10213811025928989&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Chava Samano. Via Facebook
tattoodaze.com. <a href='https://br.pinterest.com/pin/802907439787735269/'>Via Pinterest</a>
tattoodaze.com. Via Pinterest
Wilmax Smith. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155695800856844&set=p.10155695800856844&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Wilmax Smith. Via Facebook
Joshua Seow.  <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155412903208688&set=p.10155412903208688&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Joshua Seow. Via Facebook
Juho Jasu Leskelä. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213426566401362&set=p.10213426566401362&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Juho Jasu Leskelä. Via Facebook
Álvaro Simón Merino. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10209577559295425&set=p.10209577559295425&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Álvaro Simón Merino. Via Facebook
Gian Franco. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=481450718864840&set=p.481450718864840&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Gian Franco. Via Facebook
Marc Feugier. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10211025213279685&set=p.10211025213279685&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Marc Feugier. Via Facebook
Matthew Eng. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1784096201616810&set=p.1784096201616810&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Matthew Eng. Via Facebook
Fabien Lasserre.  <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155715724501494&set=p.10155715724501494&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Fabien Lasserre. Via Facebook
Marco Peixe D'Elia. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213341540836680&set=p.10213341540836680&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Marco Peixe D'Elia. Via Facebook
chris_mesler. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BS6rK5pBT3f/'>Via Instagram</a>
chris_mesler. Via Instagram
concreteandkitsch. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BHGxElPhfi4/'>Via Instagram</a>
concreteandkitsch. Via Instagram
Adrian Muñoz. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1926819860666819&set=p.1926819860666819&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Adrian Muñoz. Via Facebook
ttoo.too. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BROhUKFDdOG/?taken-by=ttoo.ttoo'>Via Instagram</a>
ttoo.too. Via Instagram
Rolando Piccolo Figueiredo. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213810245871959&set=p.10213810245871959&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Rolando Piccolo Figueiredo. Via Facebook
Lucas Rodrigues.  <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1741917049156033&set=p.1741917049156033&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Lucas Rodrigues. Via Facebook
Juan Xorizo. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155154495995129&set=p.10155154495995129&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Juan Xorizo. Via Facebook
Mk Adverbs. <a href='https://br.pinterest.com/pin/552324341770692326/'>Via Pinterest</a>
Mk Adverbs. Via Pinterest
Victor Velazquez. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10156355538484377&set=p.10156355538484377&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Victor Velazquez. Via Facebook
chinatown_stropky. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BTKE-fsgbqJ/'>Via Instagram</a>
chinatown_stropky. Via Instagram
Paz Fernandez. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213438814262986&set=p.10213438814262986&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Paz Fernandez. Via Facebook
ttoo.too. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/wPHyvEBE11/?taken-by=ttoo.ttoo'>Via Instagram</a>
ttoo.too. Via Instagram
Laura Lenoci. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213934790272612&set=p.10213934790272612&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Laura Lenoci. Via Facebook
Tamara Rey. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1859122041016918&set=p.1859122041016918&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Tamara Rey. Via Facebook
greatattoos. <a href='https://br.pinterest.com/pin/361906520038122726/'>Via Pinterest</a>
greatattoos. Via Pinterest
Diego Ascencio. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155564119948054&set=p.10155564119948054&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Diego Ascencio. Via Facebook
Wunderland Tattoo‏. <a href='https://twitter.com/wunderland_gnv/status/724683498947137542'>Via Twitter </a>
Wunderland Tattoo‏. Via Twitter
Nathalia Hartung. <a href='https://es.pinterest.com/pin/456271005984418445/'>Via Pinterest</a>
Nathalia Hartung. Via Pinterest
jonboytattoo. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BDZskY3IsCN/'>Via Instagram</a>
jonboytattoo. Via Instagram
Catraca Livre. <a href='https://br.pinterest.com/pin/320951910926952431/'>Via Pinterest</a>
Catraca Livre. Via Pinterest
mircoisdead. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BTMpH9NFaXS/'>Via Instagram</a>
mircoisdead. Via Instagram
Facundo Arias. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154824586284077&set=p.10154824586284077&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Facundo Arias. Via Facebook
Jaime Salas. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1926819860666819&set=p.1926819860666819&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Jaime Salas. Via Facebook
Mariana Cicuto Barros. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155695800856844&set=p.10155695800856844&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Mariana Cicuto Barros. Via Facebook
kickassthings.com. <a href='https://www.pinterest.se/pin/352547477063506574/'>Via Pinterest</a>
kickassthings.com. Via Pinterest
marika_kieruzel. <a href='https://www.instagram.com/p/BJ7VKmEDSKg/'>Via Instagram</a>
marika_kieruzel. Via Instagram
Aliro Humberto. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213469908199067&set=p.10213469908199067&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Aliro Humberto. Via Facebook
Ello Han. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10210085466596446&set=p.10210085466596446&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Ello Han. Via Facebook
Aline De Medeiros. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1746813018680888&set=p.1746813018680888&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Aline De Medeiros. Via Facebook
Carlos Esponda. <a href='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10211774474350084&set=p.10211774474350084&type=3&theater'>Via Facebook</a>
Carlos Esponda. Via Facebook
Jason Abdilla. <a href='https://br.pinterest.com/pin/409123947381929685/'>Via Pinterest</a>
Jason Abdilla. Via Pinterest
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Cite: AD Editorial Team. "118 Impressive Architecture Tattoo Designs" 10 Jul 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/875208/118-impressive-architecture-tattoo-designs/> ISSN 0719-8884
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