Surreal Architect’s Portraits (and their buildings)

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

    Charles and Ray Eames’s home in Pacific Palisades, California.

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  Alvar Aalto: Simple lines and geometric windows capture the Finnish architect’s thoughtful expression.
    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.

    Alvar and Aino Aalto’s Helsinki home, completed in 1936 in the Munkkiniemi neighborhood of Helsinki, Finland.

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  Frank Gehry: The outline of Gehry’s sculptural facades also lends itself well to his face.
    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. 

    Frank Gehry’s Stata Center in Boston is home to MIT’s computer scientists and engineers. 

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  Mies Van der Rohe: Glass windows and skyscraper staples etch out this architecture great’s portrait.
    Mies Van der Rohe: Glass windows and skyscraper staples etch out this architecture great’s portrait.
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  The 860-880 Lakeshore Drive Apartments in Chicago feature Machine Age elements: glass, steel, clean, strong lines. Photo by Miyoko Ohtake.  Photo by Miyoko Ohtake.

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

    Photo by Miyoko Ohtake.
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  Click to see the rest of Federico Babina's Archi_Portraits on his site. 

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

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