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Urban Intervention 2: SurFACEs

In Sina's Posts, Urban Interventions on October 2, 2011 by SN

I am totally intrigued by the skyscrapers of Atlanta and especially their surfaces. Although the outer shell of the buildings is truly pragmatic – windows! ledges! balconies! -, their reduced, sequential, minimalistic, and abstract structures have definitely a poetics about them. I tried to bring out those poetics by drawing on the postmodern art form of pop art. Enjoy!

Surface 1: Department of Labor

Surface 2: Peachtree Center

Surface 3: Atlanta Center

Surface 4: Marriott Hotel

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One Response to “Urban Intervention 2: SurFACEs”

  1. […] and I are totally inspired by the architecture around us (here, here, here, and here). We owe this fascination to one person: John Portman. John Portman, a graduate of Georgia […]

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