Collection by Olivia Martin

Surreal Architect’s Portraits (and their buildings)


We recently featured Federico Babina’s Archist City of artist’s imaginary houses, now see his newly released architect’s portraits and their buildings.

Charles Eames: The iconic Eames bird, Hang-it-All coat rack, and other playful accessories compose the designer and...
The Eames house living room as it is best known, shot in 1994.
Alvar Aalto: Simple lines and geometric windows capture the Finnish architect’s thoughtful expression.
Alvar Aalto HouseRiihitie...
Frank Gehry: The outline of Gehry’s sculptural facades also lends itself well to his face.
Frank Gehry’s Stata Center in Boston is home to MIT’s computer scientists and engineers.
Mies Van der Rohe: Glass windows and skyscraper staples etch out this architecture great’s portrait.
Click to see the rest of Federico Babina's Archi_Portraits on his site.