Architecture & Urban Spaces

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1st classified

book temple III
by Hans-martin Dölz


Stuttgart City Library, inaugurated in 2011, designed by Yi Architects. The design of the reading rooms takes its inspiration from Étienne-Louis Boullée’s grand design vision of the French National Library at the end of the 18th century. Staircases arranged in...

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2nd classified

Allianz Headquarters
by Adrien Barakat


Architecture is an inexhaustible source of inspiration for the art of photography. In certain situations my objective as an architectural photographer is to capture the present moment of a place, instead of creating a timeless image. The challenge for this image was to access a...

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3rd classified

Berlin Biker
by Wenpeng Lu


In classical landscape painting, there is always at least a tiny human presence, whose role is to put things in perspective and scale. Urban photography can choose to focus on architectural details and become abstract art, or to honour this tradition and put buildings in relation...

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Honorable mention

Downstairs
by Klaus Lenzen


The "Paul-Loebe-Haus", hosting government offices, is a beautiful building in the area of "Reichstag" in Berlin. I had to wait a while before someone stepped down the stairs, but the wait was paid off by this shot.

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Honorable mention

Guggen
by Arsenio Gálvez


This image of the Guggenheim in Bilbao was shot from La Salve Bridge. My objective was to open the frame to the maximum in order to capture all the beauty of the building, and give it the necessary exposure time for the movement of the people to be seen.

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Honorable mention

The Ball
by Marco Garabello


The perspective gives the impression of an enormous ball if compared to the nearby building, but its diameter is only 1 mt. With full light, a well closed diaphragm and a rather long exposure time, both the elements are perfectly in focus.

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Honorable mention

Spazi Mentali
by Paolo Di Falco


I took this picture outside the Oslo Opera House. I was attracted by the peculiar and interesting architecture under the rain. The presence of the three men in the distance gives the image a surreal aspect.

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Honorable mention

Mono Man
by Martina Biccheri


I like to go hunting for a location and when I find the perfect place, corner, wall or even shadow, I sit and silently wait for my prey, as the spider does with its web. This is how I catch the "decisive moment".

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Honorable mention

The Red Cloak
by Mohammad Awadh


The woman walking through the architecture of Sheikh Zayed's Grand Mosque with a red cloak highlights the geometry of the building and Islamic ornaments.

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Remarkable Artwork

French war cemetery
by Franco Cappellari


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Cross the sky
by Tiangong Xia


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Time line
by Julien Delaval


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Remarkable Artwork

inside the cube III
by Hans-martin Dölz


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Ojo
by Sergio Galan Sanchis


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Singapore
by Yury Pustovoy


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Transverse
by Kareem Negm


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Lights Arches
by Claudio Cantonetti


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multiexpo - Berlin
by Frank Machalowski


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Flatiron Building in the snowstorm
by Michele Palazzo


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