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Federico Babina's "Archivoids" Depicts the Invisible Masses left by Famous Architects

Federico Babina's "Archivoids" Depicts the Invisible Masses left by Famous Architects
Federico Babina's "Archivoids" Depicts the Invisible Masses left by Famous Architects, © Federico Babina
© Federico Babina

Italian artist Federico Babina has published the latest in his impressive portfolio of architectural illustrations. “Archivoid” seeks to “sculpt invisible masses of space” through the reading of negatives – using the architectural language of famous designers past and present, from Frank Lloyd Wright to Bjarke Ingels.

Babina’s images create an inverse point of view, a reversal of perception for an alternative reading of space, and reality itself. Making negative space his protagonist, Babina traces the “Architectural footprints” of famous architects, coupling mysterious geometries with a vibrant color scheme.

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In these illustrations I play with a reversal of the forms to read possible alternatives of the shapes and geometries. An architecture of the excavation, the removal of matter, the subtraction of volumes to five form and presence to the void, the true “constructor” element of these illustrations.
-Frederico Babina

We have republished the images below for your study. For more of Babina’s work, visit his official website here, follow his Instagram, and check out his previous work published on ArchDaily.

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Federico Babina's PORTRART Illustrations Tells a Story Within a Portrait

Federico Babina, the illustrator behind the series of popular architectural interpretations including ARCHITALE and ARCHIPLAY, has just released his latest project: PORTRART, 35 illustrations that tell 35 short stories describing and relating to the individual personalities of 35 artists. "The shapes, the sculpted and painted geometries of the artists are transformed to draw their faces," explains Babina.

Federico Babina's IKONICITY Takes You Around The World In 21 Illustrations

The clever Italian artist, Federico Babina is at it again, and this time he's taking us around the world in 21 animated illustrations. Hear the ringing of Big Ben, sirens in New York, seagulls of Amsterdam, and Havana drums as you find yourself adding to your travel bucket list.

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Cite: Niall Patrick Walsh. "Federico Babina's "Archivoids" Depicts the Invisible Masses left by Famous Architects" 04 Jan 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/908947/federico-babinas-archivoids-depicts-the-invisible-masses-left-by-famous-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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