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Ghost Architecture: Unconscious Art of Building Demolition
When a free-standing building is razed there is often little left to tell its story, but in places where structures directly abut one another there are sometimes amazing traces of not just building…
Stéphane Couturier photography
Some of the photographs of Stéphane Couturier resemble the urban photography I have already featured – by Andreas Gursky and Michael Wolf – the head-on squared up building shots, but the others shown here are far more individual. Couturiers photographs, whether of construction sites in Berlin, demolished buildings in Havana, or an automobile assembly plant in Valenciennes, are all about transformation, a subject he explores with a strong sense of design and composition and a brilliant sense…
Luanda urban delirium - Angola
Luanda is a mix of colonial buildings, many in ruins, with modern skyscrappers, and old buildings like this one. Not sure the price of the meter square will allow those houses to stay up! © Eric Lafforgue www.ericlafforgue.com