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URBAN Photo Awards 2020 Selects its List of Best Photographers

The URBAN Photo Awards has made a selection of best photographers, for the 11th edition of the international competition. The list of URBAN 2020 Selected Photographers, is divided by section/thematic area and put in alphabetical order.

Marco Tagliarino - Novecento’s reflections. Image Courtesy of Urban Photo AwardsYasser Alaa Mobarak - Baku. Image Courtesy of Urban Photo AwardsWilliam Shum - Zique Center Hong Kong. Image Courtesy of Urban Photo AwardsFrank L - Love of curves. Image Courtesy of Urban Photo Awards+ 18

Our Favorite Nordic Photographers: The Best Photos of The Week

Often informed by its harsh climate and stunning landscapes, Nordic design, specifically architecture, has a unique relationship with nature. Photographers of Nordic architecture have benefitted from studying this close connection in their photos that experiment with capturing light, innovative materials, and landscape to create a compelling composition. Below is a selection of images of both public and private architecture by prominent photographers such as Pasi Aalto, Bert Leandersson, Mika Huisman and Åke E: Lindman.

© Åke E:son Lindman© Pasi Aalto© Åke E:son Lindman© Rasmus Hjortshøj+ 8

World Photo Day: Fernando Guerra by Marcio Kogan

The architect and architectural photographer Fernanado Guerra the studio FG+SG with his brother Sérgio Guerra in Portugal co-founded 15 years ago. Nowadays they are responsible for most of the dissemination of Portuguese contemporary architecture.

Fernando's remarkable work is honored in our celebration of the World Photo Day through the words of renowed brazilian architect Marcio Kogan, from studiomk27.

Casa em Fontinha / Manuel Aires Mateus + SIA arquitectura. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SGMuseu Mimesis / Alvaro Siza + Castanheira & Bastai + Jun Sung Kim. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SGCentro de Alto Rendimento de Remo do Pocinho / Álvaro Fernandes Andrade. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SGParque Natural do Fogo / OTO. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG+ 5

World Photo Day: Nelson Kon by Andrade Morettin Arquitetos Associados

Nelson Kon works with photography since 1985 and his passion can be appreciated through his images of contemporary buildings, heritage ensembles and urban scenes.

In celebration of World Photo Day (August 19th), we invited some architects to comment on the work of some of the best architectural photographers of our time. After the break, Vinicius Andrade speaks on the behalf of his studio, Andrade Morettin Arquitetos Associados, about brazilian photographer Nelson Kon.