Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin has created a series of “photographs” of sometimes seemingly plausible, but totally fictional, buildings.  I would love to own one of these, but since the Metropolitan Museum of Art bought two of his pieces, it is unlikely I could ever afford to do so.

This is the one I mots covet. I could stare at it for hours.

Minus the cantilevered portion, this makes me think of a building in Tuscany south of Siena.

Moshe Safdie with a little Ralph Rapson thrown in for good measure.

I think I walked down this street.

My first thought was Hugh Newell Jacobson, but perhaps more likely to be H&dM again.

Perhaps Richard Rogers’ Lloyds of London building?

5 thoughts on “Fictions

  1. Denise Costello July 3, 2012 / 9:31 pm

    I think you are right in that the first one was the very best of them. Cool. MDC


  2. winstonsdad July 4, 2012 / 12:50 pm

    stunning pics and they could be real as you say ,all the best stu


  3. Jeane July 5, 2012 / 11:48 am

    Those are some really cool images. I love the last four.


  4. Tessie July 6, 2012 / 8:39 am

    Dujardin is one of the artists featured in a very lovely book: Beyond Architecture: imaginative Buildings and Fictional Cities (eds. Klanten & Feireiss)


  5. whisperinggums July 8, 2012 / 7:12 pm

    I love your choice too … But they are all stunning. Thanks for the post.


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