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Federico Babina's New Series Abstracts the Drawing Process

Federico Babina's New Series Abstracts the Drawing Process
Federico Babina's New Series Abstracts the Drawing Process, © Federico Babina
© Federico Babina

Federico Babina has published the latest series from his extensive collection of architectural imagery. “Abstructure: architectural embryos” seeks to question the use of architecture in creating a drawing, rather than the use of a drawing in creating architecture.

Through the compositions, Babina proposes an ideal link between architecture as a form of representation and the representation used in the drawings. Volumes of architecture are broken down to achieve an “abstract” representation, without losing the essence of the design.

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23 projects without time and place, designed and built to host my thoughts and keep safe my secrets. This series of illustrations is a tribute to the millions of unbuilt architectures that live only in the minds of designers. Architectures that do not yet have a defined form and that will never turn into built projects. These 23 architectural thoughts are embryos of architecture or perhaps they are just experiments of expression and communication of a language without rules.
-Federico Babina

We have republished a selection of 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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Cite: Niall Patrick Walsh. "Federico Babina's New Series Abstracts the Drawing Process" 09 Jul 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/920687/federico-babinas-new-series-abstracts-the-drawing-process/> ISSN 0719-8884

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