The world’s most enjoyable buildings are pictured in new pictures ebook City Geometry
An excellent picture book shows the amazing architecture of some of the most beautiful houses in the world
- The book, Urban Geometry, written by Andrés Gallardo Albajar, is full of beautiful illustrations
- It has been described as a ‘journey to the suburbs that feels good in our lives’
- The paintings were taken in 20 cities around the world and showcased modern architecture
They say a little too much – and so on with Andrés Gallardo Albajar’s fascinating illustrative book, Urban Geometry.
The book is full of beautiful illustrations but as journalist Rachel Segal Hamilton points out in the introduction, instead of giving away all the houses, the artist ‘shows us less and thus reveals more’.
He adds: ‘They take a closer look at what makes these buildings so impressive.’
Photographs taken by photographer Andrés include beautiful paintings, beautiful paintings and portraits of some of the most beautiful houses in the world. The paintings, taken in 20 cities around the world, show a striking display of modern architecture. From Bilbao to Beijing, Stockholm to Seoul, the book is described as a “journey to the suburbs that feels good in our lives”.
Segal Hamilton adds: ‘His paintings speak the same language, line, curve, dye, language. A little imagination and a strange idea give Urban Geometry a deep feeling that resembles a knowledgeable, powerful movement around the city. ‘
Scroll down, as here we are providing some interesting pictures from an interesting book …
The gun was seized by Andrés in South Korea’s capital, Seoul, last year. It shows part of the Imprint crisis, which was built in 2018 and developed by the construction company MVRDV. It has an indoor park and nightclub
Journalist Rachel Segal Hamilton states at the beginning of the book that instead of giving away the whole house, the artist ‘does not show us less and thus reveals more’. Illustrated by an unusual photograph of the French Library in Paris, built in 1995. Created by Dominique Perrault Architecture
This interesting photo shows an unknown house in the Estonian capital, Tallinn. All the pictures in this book were taken by Andrés in 20 cities around the world
To the left is a portrait of Andrés at the National Taichung Theater in Taiwan in 2019. The building was built by construction company Toyo Ito & Associates. To the right is the stunning portrait of Ørestad Plejecenter – a Copenhagen retirement home built in 2012
This amazing photo shows the United Arab Emirates Pavilion at the Milan Expo in 2015. Created by construction company Foster + Partners
For many years Andrés has been the architectural and urban writer of many European and Asian cities. He painted a fascinating portrait in Beijing. Shows part of the Galaxy Soho building, built by Zaha Hadid Architects and built in 2012
Andrés’ work has been described in numerous books and exhibitions. He shot the statue in Milan, Italy in 2015
Andrés took a stunning photo of an unfamiliar house in Berlin in 2016. Commenting on his work, Segal Hamilton says: ‘They look in detail at what makes these buildings so amazing’
Urban Geometry author Andrés Gallardo Albajar has been published by Hoxton Mini Press, an independent publisher in East London. Pictured on the cover is the Muralla Roja mansion in Alicante, Spain. It was built in 1968 and was designed by builder Ricardo Bofill