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April 7, 2014
We recently featured Federico Babina’s Archist City of artist’s imaginary houses, now see his newly released architect’s portraits and their buildings.
federico babina eames portrait
Charles Eames: The iconic Eames bird, Hang-it-All coat rack, and other playful accessories compose the designer and architect’s face.
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Charles and Ray Eames’s home in Pacific Palisades, California.

Originally appeared in Eames Time Machine
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federico babine aalto portrait
Alvar Aalto: Simple lines and geometric windows capture the Finnish architect’s thoughtful expression.
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Alvar and Aino Aalto’s Helsinki home, completed in 1936 in the Munkkiniemi neighborhood of Helsinki, Finland.

Originally appeared in Architects' House Museums
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federico babine gehry portrait
Frank Gehry: The outline of Gehry’s sculptural facades also lends itself well to his face.
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Frank Gehry’s Stata Center in Boston is home to MIT’s computer scientists and engineers. 

Originally appeared in "I Live in a Frank Gehry"
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federico babina mies van der rohe portrait
Mies Van der Rohe: Glass windows and skyscraper staples etch out this architecture great’s portrait.
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Another view of the apartment buildings, with the John Hancock Tower peaking through in the distance.

The 860-880 Lakeshore Drive Apartments in Chicago feature Machine Age elements: glass, steel, clean, strong lines. Photo by Miyoko Ohtake.

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Originally appeared in 860-880 Lake Shore Drive Apts
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federico babina tadao ando

Click to see the rest of Federico Babina's Archi_Portraits on his site. 

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federico babina eames portrait
Charles Eames: The iconic Eames bird, Hang-it-All coat rack, and other playful accessories compose the designer and architect’s face.

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