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Architecture and the Human Scale: The Best Photos of The Week

Architecture and the Human Scale: The Best Photos of The Week

The incorporation of the human figure is one of the most effective tools employed in architectural photography: it helps the viewer decipher the scale of work. While it successfully communicates a rough idea of the measurements of the elements photographed, it also makes architecture more relatable and accessible. People engage better with the built environment when it is populated; the human sense of society and community is the cornerstone of our civilization. With this in mind, we showcase a selection of our favorite photographs where the human figure takes center stage to enhance our reading of architecture.

© Doublespace © Hufton + Crow © Jordi Castellano © Adrien Williams + 11

Hufton + Crow

V&A Museum / AL_A

© Hufton + Crow
© Hufton + Crow

Jordi Castellano

85 Sheltered Housing Units for Senior and Public Facilities / GRND82 

© Jordi Castellano
© Jordi Castellano

Doublespace

Rabbit Snare Gorge / Omar Gandhi Architect + Design Base 8 

© Doublespace
© Doublespace

Adrien Williams

Place des Gens de Mer / Bourgeois Lechasseur Architects

© Adrien Williams
© Adrien Williams

Koji Fujii / Nacasa&Partners

SOJA-O / KANIUE 

© Koji Fujii / Nacasa&Partners
© Koji Fujii / Nacasa&Partners

Hiroyuki Oki

UAH campus / Truong An architecture + UAH Department of Architecture

© Hiroyuki Oki
© Hiroyuki Oki

Nacasa & Partners

A Sake Brewery Addition / a-um 

© Nacasa & Partners
© Nacasa & Partners

Federico Cairoli

Cremation Unit and Ashes Temple / Juan Felipe Uribe de Bedout + Mauricio Gaviria + Hector Mejía

© Federico Cairoli
© Federico Cairoli

Junia Mortimer

Cachaça Museum / Jô Vasconcellos 

© Junia Mortimer
© Junia Mortimer

Fabrice Fouillet

Currency Museum / Costa Lopes

© Fabrice Fouillet
© Fabrice Fouillet

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Cite: María Francisca González. "Architecture and the Human Scale: The Best Photos of The Week" 09 Jul 2017. ArchDaily. (Trans. Zishan Langar, Suneet) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/875305/architecture-and-the-human-scale-the-best-photos-of-the-week/> ISSN 0719-8884
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